Wednesday, June 5, 2024

MLB Ejection 070 - Vic Carapazza (4; Nico Hoerner)

HP Umpire Vic Carapazza ejected Cubs 2B Nico Hoerner (strike three call; QOCN) in the bottom of the 4th inning of the #WhiteSox-#Cubs game. With one out and none on, Hoerner took called first, second, and third strikes from White Sox pitcher Erick Fedde. Replays indicate strike one was located over the outer half of home plate and belt-high (px 0.46, pz 2.81), strike two was located over the outer edge of home plate and thigh-high (px 0.88, pz 2.68), and strike three was located off the outer edge of home plate and belt-high (px 1.03, pz 2.85), the call was incorrect.* At the time of the ejection, the White Sox were leading, 5-1, however, the Cubs ultimately won the contest, 7-6.

This is Vic Carapazza (19)'s 4th ejection of 2024.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| < STRIKE < |.748| < BORDERLINE < |.914| < BALL.
The pitched ruled strike three was located 1.39 horizontal inches from being deemed correct.

This is the 70th ejection of the 2024 MLB regular season.
This is the 28th player ejection of 2024. Prior to ejection, Hoerner was 0-2 (SO) in the contest.
Ejection Tally: 31 Managers, 11 Coaches, 28 Players.
This is Chicago's 4th ejection of 2024, T-1st in the NL Central (CHC, MIL, PIT, STL 4; CIN 1).
This is Nico Hoerner's first career MLB ejection.
This is Vic Carapazza's 4th ejection of 2024, 1st since May 29 (Aaron Boone; QOC = Y [Interference]).


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