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Did Mark Buehrle pitch a perfect game?

Did Mark Buehrle pitch a perfect game?

Mark Buehrle of the Chicago White Sox pitched a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. On Thursday, July 23, 2009, every batter Mark Buehrle faced was retired. The game took place at US Cellular Field in Chicago in front of 28,036 fans in attendance, and occurred from 1:07 PM CT to 3:10 PM CT.

How many games did Mark Buehrle win?

Two seasons later, Buehrle pitched the 18th perfect game in baseball history against the Tampa Bay Rays on July 23, 2009….

Mark Buehrle
Win–loss record 214–160
Earned run average 3.81
Strikeouts 1,870

What pitches did Buehrle throw?

Buehrle throws a fastball, curveball, changeup, slider, and cut fastball. He has pitched over 200 innings for the eight seasons since becoming a starter in 2001. He started the opening game for the White Sox every season from 2002 to 2006 and again in 2008 and 2009.

How many no hitters did Mark Buehrle have?

two no-hitters
Frank Smith and Mark Buehrle each threw two no-hitters for the Sox, an White Sox pitchers have tossed three perfect games, tying the franchise for tops in the majors with the New York Yankees.

Who saved Buehrle perfect game?

Trailing 5-0 in the top of the ninth inning, Rays leadoff hitter, Gabe Kapler hit a deep fly ball to left-center field, where Wise, who had just entered the game as a defensive replacement, made a spectacular catch, robbing Kapler of a home run and preserving the perfect game for Buehrle.

Did Felix Hernandez throw a perfect game?

On August 15, 2012, Félix Hernández was perfect against the Tampa Bay Rays. He retired all 27 batters he faced, recording the first perfect game by a Mariner and the 23rd “perfecto” in Major League history, including the 7th 1–0 perfect game.

Will Mark Buehrle make the Hall of Fame?

Buehrle seals perfect game CHICAGO — Mark Buehrle will stay on the Hall of Fame ballot for at least another year, as the former White Sox left-hander received 11 percent of the 2021 Baseball Writers’ Association of America vote, which was announced Tuesday, in his first year of eligibility.

How old is Buehrle?

42 years (March 23, 1979)
Mark Buehrle/Age
Mark Buehrle turns 42 today. Mark came to us in the big trade with the Miami Marlins, which won us the off-season (well, some other moves helped out) before the 2012 season.

How fast did Greg Maddux throw?

Maddux relied on his command, composure, and guile to outwit hitters. Though his fastball touched 93 mph in his early years, his velocity steadily declined throughout his career, and was never his principal focus as a pitcher. By the end of his career, his fastball averaged less than 86 mph.

Who threw the most no-hitters?

Nolan Ryan
The pitcher who holds the record for the most no-hitters is Nolan Ryan, who threw seven in his 27-year career. His first two came exactly two months apart with the California Angels: the first on May 15, 1973, and the second on July 15.

What team has most no-hitters?

No-hitters by team

Team Number of no-hitters
New York Yankees 12
Los Angeles Angels 11
St. Louis Cardinals 9
Detroit Tigers 8

Who saved Buehrle no-hitter?