On Wednesday night, Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga was set to make history against the Cleveland Indians. Through 8 and 2/3 innings, Galarraga had pitched a perfect game. He was just one out away from recording the third perfect game in the last month in MLB (following Dallas Braden of the Athletics on May 9th and Roy Halladay of the Phillies on May 29th). Then this happened:
Here's the image up close. You make the call.
And now, let the media siege - and those who scream for instant replay - begin.
Yikes. Count this as just another in the many, many, many number of times I wouldn't want to wake up as Bud Selig tomorrow.