Hallas Posted August 8, 2012 Share Posted August 8, 2012 Hypothetical question: Say a batter hits a single but is thrown out trying to stretch to a double. The batter never reaches base, having been thrown out in the same play that he hit the ball in play. If this is the only hit in a game, does the game still count as a perfect game? The MLB rules specifically say 27 up, 27 down, with no distinction as to how the 27 batters are thrown out. However, other sources seem to indicate that a perfect game is by necessity a no-hitter. This also applies to ROEs where the batter is thrown out trying for an extra base. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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