Monday, September 30, 2013

Recap: 2013 Tiebreaker Game (Rays vs. Rangers)

With the 2013 Tiebreaker in the books and the Tampa Bay Rays headed to a Wild Card game in Cleveland, we review Game 163 of the regular season, noting home plate umpire performance according to pitch f/x and UEFL Rules 6-2-b-a (horizontal bound, "Kulpa Rule") and 6-2-b-b (vertical strike zone, "Miller Rule"). Plays include significant plays, if such plays occur.
Martin sells his trap for an out.

- Final, TB@TEX, Tiebreaker: HP Umpire Jeff Kellogg: pfx (116/116 Balls, 46/52 Strikes = 162/168 = 96.4%).
- - TB/TEX: +0 balls (100% Accuracy)TB: +3 Called Strikes located out of strike zone / TEX: +3 Called Strike out of zone+0 (Neutral).

Plays (New! Quality of Correctness is indicated by green [Correct], yellow [Irrecusable or Inconclusive] or red [Incorrect] highlighting):
TB@TEX, Tiebreaker: 2B Umpire Tom Hallion rules Jennings out at second base on lead-off single in Tampa Bay's first AB.
TB@TEX, Tiebreaker: 1B Umpire Tim Welke rules Andrus out on Price's pickoff as Loney blocks bag.
TB@TEX, Tiebreaker: LF Umpire Bruce Dreckman rules catch on a sinking line drive to center field.

2 comments :

Gil Imber said...

On Dreckman's play. he ruled "catch", not trapped. The description for the video link has it wrong.

Gil Imber said...

I have the Jennings call as inconclusive, based on that angle. The tag on the chest wasn't in time, but perhaps Jennings got tagged on the arm. You just can't tell from that angle.

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