Saturday, May 4, 2024

MLB Ejection 038 - Ryan Blakney (1; Aaron Judge)

HP Umpire Ryan Blakney ejected Yankees CF Aaron Judge (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 7th inning of the #Tigers-#Yankees game. With one out and none on, Judge took a 3-2 fastball from Tigers pitcher Tyler Holton for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px 0.78, pz 2.45), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the Yankees were leading, 5-3. The Yankees ultimately won the contest, 5-3.

This is Ryan Blakney (36)'s 1st ejection of 2024.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 1.61 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 38th ejection report of the 2024 MLB regular season.
This is the 16th player ejection of 2024. Prior to ejection, Judge was 2-4 (2 SO) in the contest.
Ejection Tally: 16 Managers, 6 Coaches, 16 Players.
This is New York's 4th ejection of 2024, 1st in the AL East (NYY 4; TOR 2; BOS, TB 1; BAL 0).
This is Aaron Judge's first career MLB ejection.
This is Ryan Blakney's 1st ejection since August 5, 2023 (Marcell Ozuna; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).

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