CBS Sports Blog: Reflection On Perfection

23 Jun

Originally posted on CBS Sacramento:

By Michelle Dingley

It was an entirely different type of torture.  The tension had been building for hours.  Giants fans everywhere held their breath as the last pitch was thrown.  Once the last out was recorded, the team converged on the pitcher’s mound, jumping and screaming.  The lucky ones in the stands, as well as those watching at home, let out euphoric cries, leaping into each other’s arms in celebration of the historic victory.  It was a night Giants fans will remember their entire lives.  It felt almost like November 1, 2010 again.  On this night we didn’t win the World Series, but June 13, 2012 will live forever in the Giants pantheon.  Matt Cain threw a perfect game, the first in the storied franchise’s 129-year history. 

Matt Cain has always been sturdy, reliable, and consistent – and that’s on his bad days.  On his good days, he is spectacular…

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