Roy Halladay is perfect. No one needed a reminder of how great Halladay is, but he proved it once again by firing the second perfect game of 2010 on a Saturday night against the Marlins in Florida. Doc struck out 11 batters on 115 pitches to keep all 27 Marlins from reaching base in the Phillies 1-0 win for the 18th perfect game in major league history.

Dallas Braden’s perfect game on May 9 made the young pitcher a household name, but Halladay’s gem tonight will go down as his standout performance in his soon-to-be Hall of Fame career.

It’s official now—pitching is indeed back as I wrote about three days ago. Does anyone need more evidence that pitching has taken over in 2010? We’ve only seen perfect games in consecutive years three times in MLB history, and now tonight’s perfecto is the second one in the same month! Going back to Mark Buehrle’s perfect game last year, there’s been three in two seasons. Truly unbelievable. Oh yeah and there also was a regular no-hitter tossed this season by Ubaldo Jimenez.

I have no idea what to expect next in 2010, but this is definitely thrilling to watch.

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