Last night featured two of the best pitched games of the season with Matt Cain tossing the 22nd perfect game in Major League history, and RA Dickey throwing a 1-hitter for the New York Mets.
In fact, Cain now has two of the top three pitching performances of the year. His 1-hitter against the Pirates earlier this year registered a Game Score of 96 (a look at the overall performance of a pitcher). That is the same Game Score of Philip Humbert’s perfect game (Cain had more strikeouts).
Here are the top eight pitching performances of the year so far…
Data via Baseball-Reference.com
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