Archives for June 2010

Tigers’ Armando Galarraga Robbed of Perfect Game

Armando Galarraga of the Detroit Tigers nearly became the 21st pitcher in Major League history to throw a perfect game. He pitched 8.2 perfect innings, but lost the perfect game after an infield hit by the 27th batter.

Rookie Jason Donald hit a ground ball to first baseman Miguel Cabrera, who tossed to Galarraga, but first base umpire Jim Joyce called Donald safe, ending the perfect game and no-hitter. Joyce later issued a direct apology to Galarraga, saying that the call was incorrect

Source: FOXNews

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Jeriome Robertson Dead at 33 Killed in Motorcyle Accident

VISALIA, CA — We are sad to report that Jeriome Robertson, former major league pitcher for the Astros and Indians, whose 15 wins led all rookies in 2003, has died. He was 33.

The California Highway Patrol said Robertson was killed Saturday when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. ... Read More

A-Rod Line Drive Hits David Huff in Head – Video

NEW YORK —Indians pitcher David Huff was hit above the left ear by Alex Rodriguez’s line drive Saturday and taken to a hospital, where a CT scan was negative.

The Indians said Huff never lost consciousness or experienced memory loss. He will remain at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for several hours as a precaution. ... Read More