Adam Maier was pure perfection on the mound for the North Shore Twins last night, throwing a perfect game in a 4-0 win over the Langley Blaze in B.C. Premier Baseball League action.
Maier retired all 21 batters he faced in the road game at McLeod Athletic Park, racking up 11 strikeouts along the way.
The North Vancouver native and Carson Graham student is having a dominant season for the Twins, striking out 50 batters through 31 innings without allowing a single earned run. In five starts he has a 4-1 record with a 0.00 ERA and 0.48 WHIP.
Maier just returned home from a stint playing for the Canadian junior national team in the Dominican Summer League.
Maier is also one of the league’s best hitters, posting a .362 batting average with a 1.066 OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage) in 17 games. He’s second on the team with 16 RBI despite missing seven of the team’s 24 games.
The Twins have won their last five games and sit third in the league with a 17-7 record. The Twins are on the road to take on the Parksville Royals in a doubleheader Saturday before returning home for a Sunday doubleheader against the Fraser Valley Cardinals. Game times Sunday are noon and 2:30 p.m. at Parkgate Park.