Collision ends Smyly perfect game bid, Cubs top Dodgers 13-0

Chicago Cubs catcher Yan Gomes collides with Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Drew Smyly, preventing the throw to first base and ending his chance at a perfect game during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, April 21, 2023, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Erin Hooley)

CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Smyly and Yan Gomes tumbled to the grass under a sunny sky at a picturesque Wrigley Field. Reclining on his side for one brief moment, Smyly grinned.