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
Balls: 57
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.


Anonymous said...

That's an outstanding plate game.

Jon Terry said...

Hey there

John Hirschbeck hit by a throw during the Red Sox-Angels game. Don’t think I remember so many umpires being hit in such a short time before.

Anonymous said...

Wow. If anyone needs proof about how good MLB umps are, I think this is it.

Anonymous said...

Emmel blew a call that cost the Twins the game, I heard.

Anonymous said...

wow, he did a no-non and he didnt even give the kid one pitch. he can hang this on his wall. kudos to #1

Anonymous said...

He didn't get even one call? Wow.

Anonymous said...

Nicely done........ Bruce is solid and MLB Umpires are the best in the world, this is proof why. One of the best plate jobs he's done.

steve g, tampa, fla

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