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Bill WelkeUmpiring Profile
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Umpire profile and statistics. To both celebrate the umpire and respect his achievement and call him out when his numbers fall below or above the league averages. If you click a year, you'll see all the umpires for that season.
Average game times are based on 9-inning games only. Umpire stats are only updated at the end of the season.


Born August 22,1967 Place Coldwater,Michigan
Height 6-2 Weight 240

Years Active 1999-2017 Active First Game Friday June 4,1999 (1B)
All-Star Games 2x 2003 (RF), 2016 (3B)

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Bill Welke Umpire History

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Year/LeaguesReg. Season GamesPlayoff GamesUmpire Home Plate Metrics
YearAgeALNLInterTotalHP1B2B3BTotalHP1B2B3BLFRFSOBBSo/BB%Lg AvgEjectTime-RLg AvgRunsLg Avg
19993170037317201719-------2221481.501.7412:572:549.9411.08
20003252661213033313234-------4172501.671.7273:012:5811.2311.25
20013358631213334303336-------4492092.152.0592:492:549.4210.43
20023455671213433343334-------4282161.981.9342:542:529.4510.10
200335615614131342735354--11114972182.281.9462:482:4610.5810.31
20043643691112330323130-------3901622.411.9632:462:478.1410.60
20053764611213734353434-------4841972.462.0262:482:449.629.96
20063851681513434353233411--114682142.192.0052:472:488.7010.56
20073944781513734363235-------4792042.352.0062:522:519.1010.57
20084051691413434313435-------4662381.962.0142:522:5110.3710.19
20094144801213633343534-------4632082.232.0232:582:5210.9710.05
20104254541212030293130-------4311782.422.1752:522:518.509.67
201143517012133333435315-111114462112.112.3032:532:528.099.52
2012445467512631323132-------4771692.822.4832:562:569.609.42
20134552641813434373132-------4521852.442.5142:582:598.439.28
20144655491812231312931611-2114881972.482.6733:073:027.469.01
20154743601211528292929621--124201682.502.6652:562:568.969.33
201648514813112272727315-1121-4291812.372.58-3:043:019.769.72
20174970421312531303232-------4922152.292.53-3:063:059.9710.07
19 Year(s)10231131235238959559459360730453666839837682.232.16772:552:539.3810.06

Bill Welke Ejections History

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#Game DateBoxscoreResultPlayerReason
11999-08-22box - pbpCLE 7 SEA 4Lou PiniellaCall at 2B (SB)
22000-04-19box - pbpSEA 2 CHA 5Jay BuhnerCalled third strike
32000-04-24box - pbpDET 4 ANA 10Phil GarnerBalls and strikes
42000-04-24box - pbpDET 4 ANA 10Bill MadlockBalls and strikes
52000-04-29box - pbpATL 7 SDN 4Bobby CoxBalls and strikes
62000-07-04box - pbpSEA 6 ANA 7Rickey HendersonCalled third strike
72000-09-11box - pbpMON 2 PHI 5Vladimir GuerreroCall at 1B
82001-05-24box - pbpANA 4 BAL 6Brady AndersonCalled third strike (Broke bat)
92001-05-24box - pbpANA 4 BAL 6Wally JoynerBalls and strikes
102001-05-24box - pbpANA 4 BAL 6Mickey HatcherBalls and strikes
112001-07-12box - pbpMIN 13 MIL 5Dave LopesCatcher's interference non-call
122001-08-05box - pbpTEX 3 BOS 6Carl EverettCalled third strike (threw bat)
132001-08-30box - pbpOAK 15 BAL 0Melvin MoraBalls and strikes
142001-08-30box - pbpOAK 15 BAL 0Mike HargroveBalls and strikes
152001-09-23box - pbpFLO 4 PHI 5Marlon AndersonCalled third strike
162001-09-23box - pbpFLO 4 PHI 5Larry BowaCalled third strike
172002-04-23box - pbpMIN 4 TBA 6Greg VaughnCalled third strike
182002-04-26box - pbpHOU 0 ATL 9Bobby CoxHBP
192002-06-19box - pbpBOS 2 SDN 3Frank CastilloBalk call
202002-08-25box - pbpSEA 12 CLE 4Bryan PriceBalls and strikes
212003-05-01box - pbpPIT 5 SDN 2Gerald PerryChecked swing
222003-05-20box - pbpATL 8 CIN 9Bobby CoxBalls and strikes
232003-07-07box - pbpPHI 1 MON 8Larry BowaArguing batter swung at HBP
242003-08-31box - pbpMON 3 FLO 5Todd ZeileBalls and strikes
252003-08-31box - pbpMON 3 FLO 5Claudio VargasBench jockeying (on DL)
262003-09-05box - pbpPIT 5 ATL 3Robert FickFair/foul call
272004-05-26box - pbpATL 6 MON 1Bobby CoxCalled third strike
282004-07-09box - pbpDET 5 MIN 3Jacque JonesCalled third strike
292004-08-29box - pbpDET 1 BOS 6Alan TrammellCalled third strike
302005-05-20box - pbpCLE 1 CIN 2Eric WedgeBalls and strikes
312005-06-07box - pbpCLE 2 SDN 0Jody GerutArgued that grounder was a foul ball
322005-06-24box - pbpDET 1 ARI 2Alan TrammellCall at 2B
332005-08-04box - pbpSDN 12 PIT 7Damian JacksonCalled third strike
342005-08-19box - pbpBOS 4 ANA 3David OrtizCalled third strike
352005-09-11box - pbpTOR 5 TBA 6John GibbonsArguing that the third strike foul tip hit the ground
362006-04-29box - pbpWAS 1 SLN 2Damian JacksonBalls and strikes (from the bench)
372006-05-12box - pbpTOR 1 TBA 4Mickey BrantleyBalls and strikes
382006-05-12box - pbpTOR 1 TBA 4John GibbonsBalls and strikes
392006-05-23box - pbpMIL 3 CIN 7Ned YostWelke's comment to Brady Clark
402006-08-01box - pbpCHA 7 KCA 5Buddy BellBalls and strikes
412007-05-30box - pbpCIN 4 HOU 3Jerry NarronBalls and strikes
422007-06-03box - pbpLAN 5 PIT 4Grady LittleCall at HP
432007-06-17box - pbpDET 7 PHI 4Charlie ManuelBalls and strikes
442007-06-17box - pbpDET 7 PHI 4Carlos RuizBalls and strikes
452007-09-12box - pbpCOL 12 PHI 0Yorvit TorrealbaCalled third strike
462007-09-29box - pbpCLE 3 KCA 4Buddy BellInterference call
472008-04-29box - pbpKCA 9 TEX 5Ian KinslerCalled third strike
482008-06-16box - pbpFLO 6 SEA 1Carlos SilvaCall at 1B
492008-06-22box - pbpSFN 10 KCA 11Alex HinshawBalls and strikes
502008-08-29box - pbpPHI 2 CHN 3Steven SmithCall at 1B
512009-05-07box - pbpPHI 5 NYN 7Jerry ManuelObstruction call during rundown
522009-06-24box - pbpNYA 8 ATL 4Joe GirardiCall at 1B
532009-07-12box - pbpCIN 7 NYN 9Joey VottoCalled third strike
542010-05-15box - pbp - pitHOU 1 SFN 2Carlos LeeCalled third strike
552010-06-22box - pbp - pitLAN 3 ANA 6Fernando RodneyBalls and strikes
562010-08-30box - pbp - pitCHA 10 CLE 6Jayson NixCalled third strike
572010-09-26box - pbp - pitBAL 2 TOR 5Alfredo SimonIntentional HBP
582010-09-26box - pbp - pitBAL 2 TOR 5Buck ShowalterIntentional HBP
592011-08-26box - pbp - pitTBA 6 TOR 1Jose BautistaBalls and strikes
602011-09-14box - pbp - pitARI 2 LAN 3Don MattinglyArguing Kershaw's ejection
612011-09-14box - pbp - pitARI 2 LAN 3Clayton KershawIntentional HBP
622012-04-24box - pbp - pitSLN 2 CHN 3Mike MathenyCall at 2B
632012-05-28box - pbp - pitDET 4 BOS 7Jim LeylandBalls and strikes
642012-08-31box - pbp - pitTEX 5 CLE 3Nelson CruzBalls and strikes (Threw bat)
652013-06-02box - pbp - pitTBA 11 CLE 3Terry FranconaBalls and strikes
662013-07-06box - pbp - pitMIA 4 SLN 5Mike RedmondCall at HP
672013-08-16box - pbp - pitNYA 10 BOS 3Mike CarpCalled third strike
682013-09-19box - pbp - pitMIA 2 WAS 3Randy KnorrWarnings to both teams
692014-07-29box - pbp - pitMIL 1 TBA 5Yunel EscobarBalls and strikes
702014-08-24box - pbp - pitTBA 2 TOR 1Jose BautistaCalled third strike
712014-08-30box - pbp - pitCLE 3 KCA 2Mickey CallawayChecked swing
722015-04-27box - pbp - pitWAS 4 ATL 8Jonny GomesXXX
732015-07-04box - pbp - pitMIL 7 CIN 3Brayan PenaReplay ruling
742015-09-09box - pbp - pitPIT 5 CIN 4Joey VottoBalls and strikes [Threw equipment; bumped umpire]
752015-09-09box - pbp - pitPIT 5 CIN 4Bryan PriceBalls and strikes
762015-09-23box - pbp - pitTBA 6 BOS 2Jean MachiThrowing at batter
772016-08-15box - pbp - pitMIA 6 CIN 3Don MattinglyChecked swing
782017-04-19box - pbp - pitTEX 1 OAK 9Jeff BanisterFair/foul call
792017-05-03box - pbp - pitTOR 6 NYA 8Joe GirardiBalls and strikes
802017-05-09box - pbp - pitKCA 7 TBA 6Kevin CashBalk call
812017-05-27box - pbp - pitKCA 5 CLE 2Ned YostChecked swing
822017-05-27box - pbp - pitKCA 5 CLE 2Eric HosmerChecked swing
832017-07-18box - pbp - pitTBA 4 OAK 3Kevin CashArguing Balls and Strikes
842017-09-13box - pbp - pitPIT 2 MIL 8Clint HurdleArguing balls and strikes
84 ejection(s).