Sooo Close: Pitcher Just Shy of Perfect Game
Yusmeiro Petit gives up single (barely) in 9th with 2 outs
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 7, 2013 5:46 AM CDT

(Newser) – San Francisco's Yusmeiro Petit came about a foot short of pitching just the 24th perfect game in Major League Baseball history last night. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Arizona pinch-hitter Eric Chavez hit a single that right-fielder Hunter Pence just missed, reports the Huffington Post, which has a GIF. "Felt like the dream where you just can't run fast enough," Pence tweeted later. You can see more complete video at MLB.com.

 

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