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Matt Cain’s Final Out in Perfect Game Against Astros (Video)

June 14, 2012 – Josh Dhani

San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain made history Wednedsay night when he threw a perfect game against the Houston Astros. Cain took over throughout the whole game, having a total of 14 strikeouts on the Astros.

There were a lot of close calls that could have ended Cain’s mark at history. Houston’s Chris Snyder almost hit a homer, but Melky Cabrera was there to save him. Then Greg Blanco made a crazy, diving catch in the eighth inning to steal Rob Schafer’s hit.

San Fran ended up winning the game, 10-0. It is the 22nd perfect game in MLB history and the first for the franchise. It was also the fifth no-hitter thrown at Houston.

“This is incredible right now,” Cain said. “It was unbelievable. The guys did a great job making it, in a way, kind of relaxing, because they were able to get on the board early.”

This has definitely been the Year of the Pitcher, with two perfect games now and a sensational no-hitter a few weeks ago by Johan Santana and the New York Mets.

Keep it coming, guys!

Josh Dhani is the editor of The Dugout Doctors. He also owns the website, FootBasket. You can read more about him at his website.

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