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Baseball Insider: May 30, 2010 - June 5, 2010

Statement from MLB on blown call in 'perfect' game

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig issued the following statement regarding last night's game in Detroit: First, on behalf of Major League Baseball, I congratulate Armando Galarraga on a remarkable pitching performance. All of us who love the game appreciate the historic nature of his effort last night. The dignity and class...

By Alexa Steele  |  June 3, 2010; 2:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
 
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Tigers' perfect* game: You can't change history... or wait, who says you can't?

Everyone who saw Detroit Tigers right-hander Armando Galarraga lose his perfect game in excruciating fashion will agree on three things: *Umpire Jim Joyce blew the call. *Galarraga deserved a perfect game. *And something needs to be done. The knee-jerk proposals for what should be done in the wake of Joyce's...

By Dave Sheinin  |  June 2, 2010; 10:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (110)
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Tigers' Galarraga loses perfect game on blown call

Armando Galarraga of the Detroit Tigers lost his bid for a perfect game Wednesday night with two outs in the ninth inning on a call that first base umpire Jim Joyce later admitted he blew. Highlights: CLE/DET "I just cost that kid a perfect game," Joyce said. "I thought he...

By washingtonpost.com Sports Editor  |  June 2, 2010; 10:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Indians , Tigers  
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