Tuesday, April 23, 2024

MLB Ejection 026 - John Tumpane (1; Lawrence Butler)

HP Umpire John Tumpane ejected Athletics RF Lawrence Butler (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 9th inning of the #Athletics-#Yankees game. With none out and none on, A's batter Butler took a 1-2 sinker from Yankees pitcher Clay Holmes for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner half of home plate and below the midpoint (px 0.15, pz 3.57 [sz_top 3.41 / RAD 3.54 / MOE 3.62]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Yankees were leading, 4-3. The Yankees ultimately won the contest, 4-3.

This is John Tumpane (74)'s 1st ejection of 2024.
*This pitch was located 0.60 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 26th ejection report of the 2024 MLB regular season.
This is the 10th player ejection of 2024. Prior to ejection, Butler was 1-4 (2 SO) in the contest.
Ejection Tally: 12 Managers, 4 Coaches, 10 Players.
This is Oakland's 1st ejection of 2024, T-1st in the AL West (LAA, OAK, SEA, TEX 1; HOU 0).
This is Lawrence Butler's 1st career MLB ejection.
This is John Tumpane's 1st ejection since July 17, 2023 (Matt Thaiss; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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