Tip-Off for 8/16/12 (featuring Run DMC): Felix Hernandez’s perfect game saves an otherwise dark day for baseball

Posted in Blogroll on August 16th, 2012 by Ron Glover

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Felix Hernandez faced 27 batters and sent 27 back to the dug out. Twelve went courtesy of an off-speed pitch that had Tampa Bay Ray batters shaking their heads. King Felix would treat Mariners fans to the 23rd perfect game in MLB history. The third perfect game in a season that has already seen six no-hitters.

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