Friday, September 29, 2023

MLB Ejection 238 - Phil Cuzzi (5; Will Benson)

HP Umpire Phil Cuzzi ejected Reds RF Will Benson (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 8th inning of the #Cardinals-#Reds game. With two out and one on, Reds batter Benson took a 2-2 fastball from Cardinals pitcher Jacob Barnes for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the heart of home plate and at the hollow of the knee (px -0.12, pz 1.69 [sz_bot 1.81 / RAD 1.69]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Reds were leading, 19-2. The Reds ultimately won the contest, 19-2.

This is Phil Cuzzi (10)'s 5th ejection of 2023.
This pitch was located 1.00 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 238th ejection report of the 2023 MLB regular season.
This is the 95th player ejection of 2023. Ejection Tally: 108 Managers, 95 Players, 34 Coaches.
This is Cincinnati's 10th ejection of 2023, T-2nd in the NL Central (STL 14; CIN, PIT 10; CHC, MIL 8).
This is Will Benson's 1st career MLB ejection.
This is Phil Cuzzi's 5th ejection of 2023, 1st since Sept 19 (Alex Cintron; QOC = N [Balls/Strikes]).


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