Carlos Rodon is not angry about losing the perfect match in the ninth: “I would let him play too”
Carlos Rodón was far from perfect.
On Wednesday, the White Sox’s starting pitcher didn’t throw any games, but not since Armando Galarraga imperfect game has it been such a horrific end-to-end session: while Rodon finished with a negative, he trampled catcher Roberto Perez on a slider that had just moved away from him, ending the game’s perfect offer with a ninth.
Rodón, however, was not too broken.
“All you can do is laugh about it. It wasn’t supposed to be that way,” he said after the game. “… I’d let it hit me too.”
Carlos Ródon, an Indian pitcher from White Rox, catches Roberto Pérez at the foot to break his perfect game in the ninth. Absolutely cruel.
Not-not yet intact, though. pic.twitter.com/BY7J8FCKoq
– Andersen Pickard (@AndersenPickard) April 15, 2021
Perez admitted that he knew there was no trend in the works, but apparently he didn’t know he was playing the perfect game.
Roberto Perez on HBP: “I honestly didn’t really think he had the perfect game until I played. I didn’t think he had any games, but I didn’t think he had the perfect game. So it’s hard, man. I’m not going to try to stop him. and knocking, you know? “
– Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) April 15, 2021
“Honestly, I didn’t really think he had the perfect game until I hit it,” he said after the game. “I thought he didn’t have any blows, but I really didn’t think he had the perfect game. So it’s hard, man. I’m not going to try to stop him and give him a blow, you know?”
Well, stay tuned and it was a coup that Perez did, and the Cleveland catcher received criticism for not making the effort to get out of the way.
Roberto Perez would be on his heels all the time if he falsified that HBP
– Jon Tayler, 0.1% lead in OnlyJons (@JATayler) April 15, 2021
Absolutely embarrassing for Roberto Perez for not getting in the way. The white Sox must protest
– Phill 🚀 (@MeekPhill_) April 15, 2021
In any case, he joins Rodón without hitting the second The 2021 season – and the memory of fans – enters the benches for another wild brush with immortal baseball.