While there haven't been any perfect games in 2014, there have already been five perfect innings. Colorado Rockies reliever Rex Brothers became the latest pitcher to throw an "immaculate inning" on Saturday against the San Francisco Giants. Brothers' stellar frame tied the single-season record for most "immaculate innings" which was set in 1998, per Baseball Almanac.
Brothers entered the game in the eighth inning and struck out the side with just two pitches. With a fastball and a slider, the 26-year-old lefty mowed down San Francisco's Michael Morse, Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco on just nine pitches.
"I came off the field and started thinking about the inning: 'That went pretty well, I guess.' Not much thought came into my mind about it, but Mr. LaTroy Hawkins, he let me know when I got to the dugout," Brothers said after the game, via MLB.com.
Watch Brothers' perfect inning above and check out highlights from all five 2014 "immaculate innings" in the video below.
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