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    Travis Wood perfect game

    Reds rookie pitcher Travis Wood has a perfect game against Philly through 7 right now. Game is on the MLB network (213 for DirecTv).


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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Remarkable because it's against Philadelphia IN Philadelphia.



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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Just turned it on. Boy this would be something if he threw a perfect game against a pitcher who threw a perfect game earlier this year.




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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Perfect through 8. Amazing the Reds haven't been able to get him any run support.




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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Through 8, but lost in this is the game is still 0-0. Reds need a run here or he might have to go 10 innings ala Jack Morris's complete game shutout in the 91 World Series.



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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Dang. It's a shame the offense hasn't done anything to back him up.



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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    This is just criminal!


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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    I'd have been interested to see if they would have let him go in the 10th if he still had it...probably be hard not to.


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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Isn't the definition of a "perfect game" 27 up, 27 down? I'd hate it if this game does go extras and he loses out on his name being added to the record books because of a caveat...



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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelrr1 View Post
    I'd have been interested to see if they would have let him go in the 10th if he still had it...probably be hard not to.
    You would have to let him keep pitching IMO.



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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Isn't the definition of a "perfect game" 27 up, 27 down? I'd hate it if this game does go extras and he loses out on his name being added to the record books because of a caveat...
    Nope. If he would have done it in 10 innings, it's still a perfect game.



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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Isn't the definition of a "perfect game" 27 up, 27 down? I'd hate it if this game does go extras and he loses out on his name being added to the record books because of a caveat...
    Leadoff double for PHI to open the 9th.



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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Great effort for the rookie.


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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Isn't the definition of a "perfect game" 27 up, 27 down? I'd hate it if this game does go extras and he loses out on his name being added to the record books because of a caveat...
    No, no hitters, perfect games have to be finished by the pitcher. He would have had to pitch perfect through the end of the game.

    The Reds could have had a "team" perfect game if another pitcher replaced him and they still ended up not giving up anything, but he wouldn't get credit for it himself.


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    Re: Travis Wood perfect game

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    You would have to let him keep pitching IMO.
    I guess it might have depended on if the Reds would have scored for him in the top of the 10th. If they did, he definitely would have pitched.


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