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Friday, December 19, 2014

Articles tagged: perfect games

Philip Humber now gets to hang out with Kate Upton

Philip Humber threw the 21st perfect game in MLB history on Saturday as his White Sox defeated the Mariners 4-0. Humber struck out nine, got five groundouts, and 13 flyouts as he retired all 27 batters he faced. Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis reminds us of the reward Humber will receive for his historical feat:…Read More

Umpire Jim Joyce’s Blown Call Improves Case for Instant Replay in MLB

Two years ago, I made the argument that baseball should join the 21st century and add instant replay after seeing a blown call during the Padres/Rockies playoff game. It took some time, but MLB finally decided to allow umpires the ability to review home runs. Unfortunately, Bud Selig refused to further integrate instant replay into…Read More

Perfect Game Broken Up By Horrendous Call With Two Out in the 9th

Major League Baseball just came one out away from having its third perfect game this year.  Detroit Tigers hurler Armando Galarraga had a perfect game going against the Cleveland Indians through 8 2/3 innings when Cleveland shortstop Jason Donald chopped a grounder toward first base.  The perfect game seemed like a certainty as Miguel Cabrera…Read More

Roy Halladay Throws Perfect Game

It’s been an unbelievable year for pitching accomplishments in MLB this season. Things got started with Ubaldo Jimenez’s no-hitter for the Rockies against the Braves. That was only the start of things to come as A’s pitcher Dallas Braden then tossed the 19th perfect game in modern MLB history against the Rays on Mother’s Day….Read More

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