Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox pitched the 21st perfect game in Major League history Saturday, giving a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners in Seattle. The 29-year-old right-hander from Texas threw 96 pitches and struck out nine batters in the victory, which took only two hours and 17 minutes.
It’s an on-field fight that baseball fans haven’t let go of since 1993, and now Nolan Ryan and Robin Ventura will face off again… from the sidelines.
Ventura, who recently took over as manager of the Chicago White Sox, will be in Texas from April 6-8 to face the Rangers next season. Ryan, of course, is the Rangers president. While it seems like a prime opportunity to relive the fight, the Rangers
Ozzie Guillen’s reign as Chicago White Sox manager has reportedly ended amidst the kind of drama you’d expect from the controversial skipper.
Late Monday night, reports indicated that Guillen had been traded to the Florida Marlins, but by morning the story had changed. Guillen was released from his contract and he will pursue other managerial opportunities on his own.