Brandon Belt may starting to feel smooth on field, but he was anything but when he took a seat in the dugout in the seventh inning.
Dave Righetti is a pitching coach. He teaches his starters and relievers how to harness their stuff. He knows something about the stuff inside, too.
Blanco provided the impossible catch. In a recipe for a perfect game, thats the leavening agent. But Matt Cains perfect night included two other dashes of fate Wednesday night.
Matt Cain struck out 14 batters on an unforgettable Wednesday night in China Basin. It matched Sandy Koufaxs iconic performance in 1965 as the most strikeouts in a perfect game in history.
Matt Cain turned in the signature start of his eight-year career, sitting down all 27 Houston Astros in order to complete the 22nd Perfect Game in MLB history.