Blown Call Ruins Armando Galarraga’s Perfect Game

Two outs in the ninth inning of a perfect game by Armando Galarraga, and first base umpire Jim Joyce blows the call on what should have been the final out of a perfect game. For a perfect game I say you give the pitcher the call on a truly close play, but this wasn’t even close — the runner was out by a full step. A travesty.

Wednesday, 2 June 2010