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Selig Won't Toss Bad Call That Cost Pitcher Perfect Game

Pitcher Armando Galarraga #58 of the Detroit Tigers covers first base as Jason Donald #16 of the Cleveland Indians steps on the bag while umpire Jim Joyce watches on June 2, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. Donald was called safe by Joyce, in what would have been the last out of a perfect game thrown by Galarraga.
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Pitcher Armando Galarraga #58 of the Detroit Tigers covers first base as Jason Donald #16 of the Cleveland Indians steps on the bag while umpire Jim Joyce watches on June 2, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. Donald was called safe by Joyce, in what would have been the last out of a perfect game thrown by Galarraga.

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig won't reverse an umpire's admitted blown call that cost Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game, according to a report Thursday.

Selig says Major League Baseball will look at expanded replay and umpiring, but not the botched call Wednesday night.

Umpire Jim Joyce now says he made a mistake on what would've been the final out in Detroit, where the Tigers beat Cleveland 3-0. The umpire has personally apologized to Galarraga.

A day after his blown call, Joyce took to the field at Comerica Park, at one point wiping tears from his face.

Both cheers and boos could be heard when he was introduced.

He met Galarraga at home plate as the pitcher presented the umpire with the Tiger's lineup card. Joyce shook hands with Galarraga and patted him on the shoulder.

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