Friday, September 8, 2023

MLB Ejection 221 - Jeff Nelson (3; Brian Sweeney)

1B Umpire Jeff Nelson ejected Royals pitching coach Brian Sweeney (check swing ball four to George Springer) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the #Royals-#BlueJays game. With two out and one on, Springer attempted to check his swing on a 3-2 fastball from Royals pitcher Carlos Hernandez, ruled a ball by HP Umpire Ben May and affirmed as no swing on appeal by 1B Umpire Nelson. At the time of the ejection, the Royals were leading, 2-1. The Blue Jays ultimately won the contest, 5-4.

This is Jeff Nelson (45)'s 3rd ejection of 2023.

This is the 221st ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 32nd coach ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 100 Managers, 89 Players, 32 Coaches.
This is Kansas City's 7th ejection of 2023, 3rd in the AL Central (CWS, MIN 12; KC 7; CLE 6; DET 4).
This is Brian Sweeney's first career MLB ejection.
This is Jeff Nelson's 3rd ejection of 2023, 1st since July 5 (Jean Segura; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).


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