Petit comes up short in quest for perfection

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange

San Francisco Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit carried a perfect game into the top of ninth inning, but lost a place in history when Arizona's Eric Chavez laced a single on a 3-2 count with two outs. The Giants went on to beat the Diamondbacks, 3-0.
There have been 23 perfect games in baseball history.

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