The homepage app is an interactive plot of all the missed calls from the prior day's games. The default upon opening the app is the worst call of the day as measured in inches of the batters strike zone. The Output Box (9) below gives the details of any pitch selected in the plot. The charts at the bottom (11-14) give addtional information regarding Umpires, Pitchers, Batters and Teams.
1 = UmpTracker Logo. The UmpTracker logo is also a home page link. Clicking the UmpTracker logo anywhere in website will return you to the home page (Daily Missed Calls App).
2 = Scoreboard. The scoreboard is a reoccuring theme in UmpTracker and is used in multiple apps. It gives specific game-time infomation for a specific input from a plot or input box.
3 = Home Icon. Clicking the Home Icon anywhere in website will return you to the home page (Daily Missed Calls App).
4 = Contact Icon. Clicking the Home Icon anywhere in website will take you to the Contact Page where you can send Umptracker a message.
5 = Info icon. Clicking the Info Icon anywhere in website will take you to the Infomation Page of the app you are visiting. The info page provides information and instruction for using the current app.
6 = Apps Icon. Clicking the Apps Icon anywhere in website will reveal a drop down menu of all Apps on UmpTracker except the Home Page App (Daily Missed Calls App). Just click the Home Icon or Logo to return to the home page. Zone1 = Umpire Strike Zone app. Zone2 = Umpire Strike Zone Comparison app. Daily = Daily Umpire Performance app. Profile = Umpire Profile app.
7 = Output Box Icons.
= Grid Location
= Distance Missed
= 24hr Rank
= All-Time Rank
8 = Title and Date Box. Displays the date and information given in the plot below(10).
9 = Output Box. Displays addittional information outside of the info given on the scoreboard from a selected pitch inside the Missed Call Plot (10). The titles for the information given is represented by the Output Box Icons (7).
10 = Missed Call Plot. Is a plot of all the missed calls from the previous days games. Each pitch is represented by a red or green dot. The red dot = a pitch called a ball and a green dot = a pitch called a strike. This info is also represented in the plot legend. Select any pitch in the plot to gather information from the Soreboard (2) and Output Box (9).
11 = Distanced Missed Slider. The Slider can be used to subset the pitches in the Missed Call Plot (10).
12 = Umpire Tab. The Umpires tab compares the correct call percentags for strikes, balls and either from the previous day vs the median of all days since 2014.
13 = Pitchers Tab. The Pitchers tab shows how the previous days missed calls impacted individual pitchers. The graph shows the estimated runs impact to the top and botom 5 pitchers. More info on how estimated runs are calculated is Here.
14 = Batters Tab. The Batters tab shows how the previous days missed calls impacted individual batters. The graph shows the estimated runs impact to the top and botom 5 batters. More info on how estimated runs are calculated is Here.
15 = Teams Tab. The Team tab shows how the previous days missed calls impacted all of the Teams playing. The graph shows the estimated runs impact to each of the Teams that played. More info on how estimated runs are calculated is Here.
Only called balls and strikes, all pitches not swung at by the batter.
All of the data is pulled and updated every 5 minute from PITCHf/x.
PITCHf/x is a pitch tracking system, created by Sportvision, and is installed in every MLB stadium since around 2006.
The UmpTracker apps and website are the creation of Brad Alberts. For more information on Brad, click the Linkedin Icon on the bottom of any page.