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Twitter reactions to Matt Cain's perfect game

Scoreboard on the night of Matt Cain's perfect game at AT&T Park
Scoreboard on the night of Matt Cain's perfect game at AT&T Park
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San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain became only the 22nd pitcher to throw a perfect game on Wednesday night. In the 10-0 victory over the Houston Astros, Cain not only threw his first perfect game, but threw the first in franchise history.

In today's age of social media interaction, there were many journalists, celebrities, and athletes tweeting reactions to Cain's accomplishment. Here is just a taste of what filled the timelines of many just moments after the last out:

Eric James Byrnes(@byrnes22)
EEEEEEEEEE HAWWWWWWW!!!!! Thanks for the ride Matt Cain

Brett Anderson (@BrettAnderson49)
That's awesome. Congrats Matt Cain.

Jon Heyman(@JonHeymanCBS)
Perfecto! #cain

Michael Schlact(@michael_schlact)
HUGE congrats to Matt Cain for throwing a perfect game. The ultimate accomplishment as a pitcher no matter what level. Baseball immortality.

Brett Pill(@PillzRgood)
Wow Cain is unreal!! I Have chills after watching that. Couldn't have happened to a better guy!! #Cain #SFGiants

Jeff Urlaub (@JeffUrlaub)
Congrats to Matt Cain on his perfect game!! 14ks pure domination!

Adam Jones(@SimplyAJ10)
Congrats Matt Cain #thatspimp

Keith Olbermann(@KeithOlbermann)
Congrats to Matt Cain on the first MLB perfect game in nearly two months

Mark Mulder (‏@markmulder20)
I guess everybody throw no hitters and perfect games these days. Congrats Matt Cain

Daniel Hudson(@DHuddy41)
Be honest though guys, what catch is better? Blanco tonight? Or D Wise for Buehrle’s perfecto? Unreal plays!

keithlaw(@keithlaw)
Raise your hand if your heart skipped a beat when that left Castro's bat

Kirk Morrison(@kirkmorrison)
Congrats Matt Cain. First perfect game in San Francisco Giants history. #ProudGiantsFan

Amanda McCarthy (‏@Mrs_McCarthy32)
Holy Matt Cain!

Daniel Hudson(@DHuddy41)
Congrats to Matt Cain!!

MLB Jesus(@MLBJesus)
Blessed be Matt Cain for thou art Immaculate.

Freddy Galvis(@toco13fg)
Congrats to matt cain on the perfect game....gregor blanco amazing whit that catch ..woowwww

Craig Whitaker (‏@craigwhitaker5)
That was........perfect. #MattCain you deserve it bud! Happy for ya...couldn't happen to a better person!

San Francisco Giants(@SFGiants)
Cain: this is awesome. It definitely was not just me. Everyone did a lot of work. It turned out perfect. #SFGiants

Shane Loux(@shaneloux)
Proud to call Matt Cain my teammate. One of the best moments of my baseball life n I didnt even play. Couldnt have happened to a better guy.

Pablo Sandoval(@KFP48)
Congratulation to my boy Matt Cain on his Perfecto tonight --- Boy feels good to be a Giants

Marc Kroon(@Marckroon)
Congrats 2 Matt Cain.Hell of a game It was a pleasure watching him tonight. It's games like this that makes me miss baseball. #perfectgame

Justin Fitzgerald(@jfitzgerald31)
Matt Cain deserved every bit of that Perfect Game. Great Pitcher. Better Person. @SFGiants

Gavin Newsom(@GavinNewsom)
No matter who your team is, all CA celebrating #MattCain tonite! First perfecto in #Giants history!

San Francisco Giants (‏@SFGiants)
Bochy: This game ranks right there at the top. He's been a Giant his whole career so that makes this night more special.

Oakland Athletics (‏@Athletics)
The @athletics congratulate @SFGiants Matt Cain on pitching the 22nd perfect game in MLB history

Dallas Braden(@DALLASBRADEN209)
What a beautiful game. Congrats 2 Matt Cain & a historic franchise & city. A special memory ill tell someones kids about! #eraofthepitcher

The Bay Bridge (‏@SFBayBridge)
I really really really wish I could make it so Matt Cain never has to pay another toll to cross me. Ever. #SFGiants

Jason Kipnis ‏(@TheJK_Kid)
Matt cain... Meet Kate Upton #perfectgame #goodnight

Sergio Romo(@SergioRomo54)
So priviledged to live the life i do! Tonight is such a great example of that! Matt Cain just gave the baseball world and us @SFGiants teammates a treat! #proudofubud

Rob Dibble(@robdibble49)
Awesome job MR Cain...you deserve Perfection. 1 of only 22 ever...Sweet..Congrats

Brad Ziegler(@bradziegler)
Congrats to Matt Cain! Truly a special moment... Even though he's on the Giants, he's a great pitcher and a great guy - happy for him!

MLB Jesus(@MLBJesus)
Blessed be Matt Cain; Blessed be thy San Francisco Giants. Amen.

Brandon McCarthy (‏@BMcCarthy32)
I cain't believe he did it!

Jayson Stark(@jaysonst)
Only one other man before Matt Cain ever struck out 14 in a perfect game. That would be Sandy Koufax vs the Cubs in 1965.

Jake Arrieta (‏@JArrieta34)
Congrats to Matt Cain on being perfect tonight! 22nd in MLB history.. Elite company, well done.

John Shea(@JohnSheaHey)
Tony La Russa might have found his starting pitcher for July 10 in KC. Unless the Nationals have something to say about it. #SFGIants

Daniel Hudson(@DHuddy41)
I was gonna say quit asking him dumb questions and let him hug his dang wife!

Shane Victorino(@ShaneVictorino)
Congrats #MattCain on the perfect game!

Kevin Frandsen(@KevinFrandsen)
Epic night in SF congrats cainer!!

Dave Flemming(@FlemmingDave)
That was truly amazing…

Thomas Neal(@TdaddyNeal)
So happy for Matty. Couldn't have happen to a better guy. Congrats Cainer #PerfectGame

Nomar Garciaparra(@Nomar5)
Congrats Cain! Awesome!

Geoff Blum (‏@blummer27)
Incredible, congrats to Matt Cain! #Perfecto

Alyssa Milano (‏@Alyssa_Milano)
Congrats to Matt Cain for throwing a perfect game. #AwesomeSauce

Derek Holland (@Dutch_Oven45)
Congrats to Matt Cain with his perfect game. Was awesome to watch congrats

Jon Heyman (‏@JonHeymanCBS)
bad nite for babip, fip, etc. congratulations to matt cain, a great pitcher. #SFGiants

Leeann Tweeden ‏(@LeeannTweeden)
Just heard about Matt Cain's perfect game. Amazing!!! Congratulations to him and the Giants!

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