The Houston Astros defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 in game 2 of the 2022 World Series. The pitcher Framber Valdez, who said, "This was a great terrific game for the fans,
a really nice game for our club and also for me," was largely responsible for this (via NPR). According to ESPN, Valdez pitched 6.1 innings and allowed one run.
The newspaper also praised his curveball. He also struck out nine times, according to Yahoo Sports. The Astros had already lost game 1 before to this triumph (per the MLB).
But there's another factor that will make game 2 famous. The umpire, Pat Hoberg, declared a perfect game, according to Fox Sports.
According to a tweet from Umpire Scorecards, a website recognized for recording and measuring statistics to assess the accuracy of MLB umpires, this is the case.
Despite this, Hoberg's initiatives have received widespread praise on social media. Kyle Glaser, a sportswriter, tweeted: "Pat Hoberg gave a strong performance last night.