Wednesday's is the first MLB no-hitter since July 25, 2015 (Phil Cuzzi; Cole Hamels).
Nelson received 53 callable pitches from Iwakuma, a total of 39 balls and 14 called strikes. The look:
Balls: 38 called balls outside of strike zone / 1 called balls within strike zone = 38/39 = 97.4% Accuracy.
Strikes: 11 called strikes inside strike zone / 3 called strikes outside strike zone = 11/14 = <90.0% Accuracy.
Total Raw Accuracy Score = 49/53 = 92.5% Accuracy (+2 for Iwakuma).
|Pitch f/x plot courtesy Brooks Baseball.|
Note: This plot is a graphical approximation of the strike zone and is not the basis for analysis.