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Matt Cain throws the 1st perfect game in his career and first in the 130 year history of the Giants

Interesting Stats:

  • 14 strikeouts - career high and tied Sandy Koufax for most ever in a perfect game
  • 125 pitches, 86 strikes
  • 2nd perfect game this season (22nd in MLB history)
  • 1880 and 2010 are the only 2 seasons that have had 2 perfect games
  • 3rd straight week with either a no-hitter or perfect game (Johan Santana NYM; Mariners 6-pitchers)
  • Ted Barrett was the home plate umpire, he was also behind the plate for David Cone’s perfect game on July 18, 1999 - ┬ácourtesy ESPN Stats & Info
  • Brian Runge was the 3rd base umpire tonight, he was the home plate umpire for Philip Humber’s perfect game and the Mariners no-hitter this season - courtesy ESPN Stats & Info
  • The guy that wrote this article is an idiot - NY Time blog

-Mike Reyes, tumblr

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    Although i am a dodger fan that was a very well pitched game. Congratulations:)
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    wish i was there sigh congrats Matt Cain amazing plays!
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    Tied with Koufax.
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    Cain is Able. 22nd Perfect game in the 137 years of major league baseball. Perfect way to kick off summer break.
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