The Chicago Cubs missed a perfect game because토토사이트 of an absurd defensive situation.
In the home game against the Los Angeles Dodgers held at Wrigley Field on the 22nd (Korean time), the Cubs won 13-0 thanks to starter Drew Smiley’s brilliant pitching and 17 hits including 4 home runs.
Smiley continued his perfect pitching until the 7th inning.
However, the perfect was broken when he gave up an infield hit to leading hitter David Peralta in the 8th inning. The hit situation was absurd and absurd from Smiley’s point of view.
Peralta, a left-handed hitter, hit Smiley’s 76.7 mph knuckle curve on the second pitch, but it missed and flowed to the third base line. Smiley ran and caught the ball. However, catcher Jan Gomes, who was running alongside, could not overcome the speed and collided with Smiley. Smiley was unable to throw the ball to first base as Gomes fell on his back. The perfect streak was broken when an infield hit was recorded.
Smiley, who sat down on the ground, gave a devastated yet regretful smile.
Although he missed the perfect game, Smiley earned his 2nd win (1 loss) of the season by throwing 1 hit and 10 strikeouts in 7⅔ innings. His earned run average was lowered to 3.13.
On the other hand, Dodgers starter Julio Urias was beaten by seven hits and allowed five runs in 3⅓ innings. Season 3 wins 2 losses, average ERA 3.33.