What umpire ruined the perfect game?
Why? “Because I’m Jim Joyce,” he says, “the umpire who blew the perfect game.”
Do errors mess up perfect games?
A perfect game, by definition, is also a no-hitter, a win, and a shutout. A fielding error that does not allow a batter to reach base, such as a misplayed foul ball, does not spoil a perfect game.
Has a Detroit Tiger ever pitched a perfect game?
A perfect game, a special subcategory of no-hitter, has yet to be thrown in Tigers history.
Did Armando Galarraga get his perfect game?
It’s one of the most infamous mistakes in sports history. Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga was denied a perfect game in 2010 when an umpire erroneously ruled that the 27th batter, with two outs in the ninth inning, had beaten a throw to first base.
Has anyone ever pitched an 81 pitch game?
Per STATS, Hendricks’ 81 pitches were the fewest in a nine-inning complete-game shutout since Aaron Cook of the Boston Red Sox in 2012. Cook also threw 81 pitches, allowing just two hits with two strikeouts in a 5-0 win over the Seattle Mariners. The Cubs had to be thrilled with Hendricks’ performance Friday.
Who blew the perfect game call?
Back on June 2, 2010, Tigers starting pitcher Armando Galarraga threw a perfect game. He retired the first 27 batters he faced. Unfortunately, the 27th out was actually an incorrect safe call by first-base umpire Jim Joyce. Joyce owned up to the missed call immediately upon seeing a replay.
Did Mickey Lolich pitch a no-hitter?
By the end of a game that long, Lolich’s bid for a no-hitter might have been forgotten, but he remembered – and didn’t seem to care. It would’ve been the first no-hitter thrown by a Tiger since Jim Bunning in 1958. Lolich’s teammates took it more seriously than he did.
Has any Detroit Tiger ever pitched a perfect game?