Thursday, June 13, 2024

MLB Ejection 076 - Emil Jimenez (1; Lane Thomas)

HP Umpire Emil Jimenez ejected Nationals RF Lane Thomas (strike three call; QOCY) in the top of the 6th inning of the #Nationals-#Tigers game. With none out and none on, Thomas took a 2-2 fastball from Tigers pitcher Casey Mize for a called third strike. Replays indicate the pitch was located over the outer edge of home plate and at the midpoint (px 0.72, pz 3.15 [sz_top 3.07 / RAD 3.19]), the call was correct.* At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 1-1. The Tigers ultimately won the contest, 7-2.

This is Emil Jimenez (82)'s 1st ejection of 2024.
*UEFL Rule 6-2-b-1 (Kulpa Rule): |0| ≤ STRIKE < |.748| ≤ BORDERLINE ≤ |.914| < BALL.
This pitch was located 2.33 horizontal & 1.44 vertical inches from being deemed incorrect.

This is the 76th ejection of the 2024 MLB regular season.
This is the 29th player ejection of 2024. Prior t oejection, Thomas was 1-3 (SO) in the contest.
Ejection Tally: 35 Managers, 12 Coaches, 29 Players.
This is Washington's 4th ejection of 2024, 1st in the NL East (WAS 4; MIA, NYM 3; PHI 1; ATL 0).
This is Lane Thomas' first career MLB ejection.
This is Emil Jimenez' 1st ejection since July 17, 2023 (Ryan Noda; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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