Evan Longoria connects on a bases-loaded double in the third inning. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
By Alden Gonzalez / MLB.com
Matt Garza came tantalizingly close to doing what no pitcher has ever done -- throw a perfect game against the Red Sox. Garza retired the first 18 batters he faced and recorded 10 Ks, bolstered by his offense's 18-hit onslaught.
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