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  • Tigers Trade Galarraga to Diamondbacks

    Tigers Trade Galarraga to Diamondbacks
    The Detroit Tigers have traded right-handed pitcher Armando Galarraga to the Arizona Diamondbacks for right-hander Kevin Eichhorn and left-hander Ryan Robowski. The trade was announced Monday. Galarraga gained fame last season when umpire Jim Joyce...
  • City Lights: Dwyer principal needs to be commended

    Meet Don Ruisinger, the Jim Joyce of Dwyer Middle School. Anyone who follows sports must remember the flack last year regarding Joyce, the Major League Baseball umpire whose blown call with two outs in the ninth inning thwarted what would have been the...
  • Blown call on perfect game demands instant replay

     
    Armando Galarraga is a better man than I am. If some umpire had just cost me a perfect game, I don't think I would have shrugged things off and kept on pitching.  I probably would have lost it, and got myself kicked out of the game. I find it amazing...
  • Detroit pitcher Armando Galarraga robbed of a perfect game. What should be done?

     
    It's being called "the worst call in the history of baseball." 28-year-old Armando Galarraga had pitched his way to the precipice of history by mowing down one Cleveland Indian after another. 26 came to the plate, 26 failed to reach......
  • MLB Network the place to be to see blown call

     
    So here we were, watching Versus and hockey and getting all goose-bumpy over Kate Smith pounding out "God Bless America," at the Flyers-Blackhawks pregame and deciding to not switch to the Angels just yet when, thanks to Twitter, there's all......
  • Jim Joyce blows call and ruins Armando Galarraga's perfect game

     
    Move over, Don Denkinger. There's a new sheriff in town. Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga fell one batter shy of perfection, at least according to first-base umpire Jim Joyce. The Tigers led the Cleveland Indians, 3-0, with two out in......
  • If this doesn't persuade you that there should be instant replay in baseball, nothing will.

     
    Detroit Tiger pitcher totally, utterly hosed by a blatantly, egregiously terrible call. Even the ump now admits it. MLB ought to adjust the record book accordingly. That game was over. The ball was there in time, and all of Comerica......
  • Selig strikes out

     
    Baseball's Bud Selig blew the call Thursday by refusing to overturn umpire Jim Joyce's botched call of what should have been the final out of a perfect game hurled by Detroit Tigers' pitcher Armando Galarraga. Selig, Major League Baseball's c...
  • Bud Selig: Expanded use of instant replay to be examined in wake of Jim Joyce-Armando Galarraga incident

     
    Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig has issued a statement regarding Wednesday night's controversial call during the Armando Galarraga perfect game that wasn't. The statement in its entirety: First, on behalf of Major League Baseball, I congratulate Armando...
  • A tearful Jim Joyce takes lineup card from Armando Galarraga

     
    Jim Joyce, whose blown call at first base with two outs in the ninth inning ruined Detroit pitcher's Armando Galarraga's perfect game Wednesday, worked Thursday's Detroit Tigers-Cleveland Indians game as the home-plate umpire. Galarraga brought out the...
  • Poll: Should Bud Selig overturn Jim Joyce's blown call that botched Armando Galarraga's perfect game?

     
    After first base umpire Jim Joyce saw the tape, he realized he had made one of the biggest blunders of his career. The Detroit Tigers led the Cleveland Indians, 3-0, with two outs in the ninth when Joyce erroneously called......
  • Question of the day: In light of the near perfect game, should baseball expand its replay rules? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they are wrong. Dave Hyde, Sun Sentinel On Wednesday night, two dramatic games followed their sports’......