Tuesday, May 21, 2024

MLB Ejection 053 - Mike Estabrook (3; Lars Nootbaar)

HP Umpire Mike Estabrook ejected Cardinals RF Lars Nootbaar (strike three call; QOCY) in the bottom of the 1st inning of the #Orioles-#Cardinals game. With one out and none on, Nootbaar took a 1-2 sinker from Orioles pitcher Kyle Bradish for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the inner edge of home plate and waist-high (px 0.87, pz 3.21 [sz_top 3.44]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Cardinals ultimately won the contest, 3-1.

This is Mike Estabrook (83)'s 2nd ejection of 2024.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 0.53 horizontal inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 53rd ejection report of the 2024 MLB regular season.
This is the 21st player ejection of 2024. Prior to ejection, Nootbaar was 0-1 (SO) in the contest.
Ejection Tally: 23 Managers, 9 Coaches, 21 Players.
This is St Louis' 3rd ejection of 2024, T-2nd in the NL Central (MIL 4; PIT, STL 3; CHC, CIN 1).
This is Lars Nootbaar's first career MLB ejection.
This is Mike Estabrook's 3rd ejection of 2024, 1st since April 22 (Pedro Grifol; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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