Thursday, May 5, 2011
Umpire Odds & Ends: No Hitter
On Tuesday night, Bruce Dreckman (1) umpired the plate for Minnesota Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano's no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox. Liriano faced 29 White Sox hitters, striking two out and walking six.
Here is a quick look at the statistics of how Bruce Dreckman called Liriano's no-hitter:
Total Pitches: 123
Callable Pitches: 81
Called Strikes: 24
Correct Ball Calls: 53
Incorrect Ball Calls (Called balls within the strike zone): 4
Correct Ball %: 92.88%
Correct Called Strikes: 24
Incorrect Called Strikes (Called strikes outside the strike zone): 0
Correct Strike %: 100%
Correct % of Called Pitches: 95.06%
Pitch f/x courtesy Brooks Baseball
*Note: Brooks Baseball is promoting a Sabermetrics seminar hosted by those at the Jimmy Fund with all the money collected going to cancer research, the link to the seminar can be found here.