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  • Arrieta throws 2nd career no-hitter as Cubs beat Reds 16-0

    04/21/2016 7:37:21 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 20 replies
    AP ^ | 04/21/2016 | JOE KAY (AP Sports Writer)
    CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs pitched his second no-hitter in a span of 11 regular-season starts, shutting down the Cincinnati Reds in a 16-0 rout Thursday night.
  • Ken Johnson, Only Loser of 9-Inning No-Hitter, Dies at 82

    12/01/2015 6:30:21 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    New York Times ^ | Nov. 25, 2015 | Bruce Weber
    But in perhaps the game’s starkest good-news-bad-news case, only once did a single pitcher complete a nine-inning game without yielding a hit and still manage to lose it. The man who owns that two-faced distinction, Ken Johnson, whose otherwise middling 13-year career in the major leagues included stints with seven teams, died on Saturday in Pineville, La. He was 82.
  • Max Scherzer Throws No-Hitter vs. Mets

    10/03/2015 8:42:41 PM PDT · by TBP · 30 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | October 3, 2015 | Alec Nathan
    he Washington Nationals have been mired in turmoil over the past week, but Max Scherzer made the pain of dugout brawls and clubhouse chaos disappear Saturday night as he twirled his second no-hitter of the season in a 2-0 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field. Scherzer's the second pitcher to record two no-hitters in the regular season since 1973. The other, according to B/R Insights, is Nolan Ryan. Washington's ace recorded 17 strikeouts in the win—seven more than he notched in his no-hit effort on June 20 against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 17 strikeouts also tied Ryan...
  • Tim Lincecum Throws No-Hitter vs. Padres. . . Again

    06/25/2014 6:57:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014
    He's done it again. For the second time in less than a year, Tim Lincecum has pitched a no-hitter against the weak-hitting San Diego Padres. Lincecum (6-5) allowed just one base runner: a second-inning walk of Chase Headley. He struck out six on 113 total pitches, using a big-breaking curve to set up his fastball. He also added two hits at the plate and scored two runs. The Giants won the game 4-0. Lincecum threw his other career no-hitter last July, also against the Padres. In last year's no-hitter, he walked four and struck out 13 on 148 pitches. The...
  • MLB Fans in Uproar Over Free-Pizza Promotion Gone Wrong

    05/28/2014 5:19:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 5/27 | Jimmy Traina
    Don't mess with sports fans when it comes to pizza. Especially free pizza. Major League Baseball and Domino's teamed up for a promotion to give away 20,000 free pizzas to people who have an account after the first and second no-hitters of the 2014 regular season.
  • Tim Lincecum throws no hitter for San Francisco Giants

    07/13/2013 10:21:21 PM PDT · by stillonaroll · 48 replies ^ | 7/13/13 | MLB
    Tim Lincecum of the World Champion San Francisco Giants has thrown a no hitter against the San Diego Padres, throwing 13 strikeouts over 148 pitches.
  • Vin Scully answered the question of announcers jinxing no hitters... back in 1960

    08/17/2012 2:20:04 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 10 replies
    Awful Announcing ^ | August 16, 2012 | Matt Yoder
    Vin Scully in 1960: It's insulting the listeners to make them think they're silly and superstitious enough to believe my telling them that a no-hitter is going will affect the game. I'm not breaking a precedent. Other announcers do the same. You see, no one expects a listener to hang on to every word for three hours. They leave the radio from time to time and this service must be rendered.
  • Hitless in Seattle: Mariners No-Hit Dodgers: Millwood, five relievers combine

    06/08/2012 10:28:45 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 1:09 a.m. ET June 9, 2012 | TIM BOOTH
    SEATTLE - Kevin Millwood and five Seattle relievers combined on a no-hitter, the third in franchise history, and the Mariners beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 on Friday night. The no-hitter was the fourth in the majors this season, joining gems pitched by the Angels' Jered Weaver, the Mets' Johan Santana and White Sox right-hander Philip Humber, who threw a perfect... *** It's believed to be 10th combined no-hitter in MLB history.
  • vanity After 7 Innings Mets going for First No-Hitter

    06/01/2012 6:17:08 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    June 1, 2012 | vanity
    After 7 innings Mets and pitcher Santana are 6 outs from their first no hitter in their 50 Year history. Don't hold your breath.
  • Weaver's historic night a family affair

    05/03/2012 7:01:21 AM PDT · by doug from upland
    mlb ^ | 5-2012 | lyle spencer
    Weaver's historic night a family affair ANAHEIM -- This is why Jered Weaver elected to stay with the Angels, turning his back on the prospect of a free-agency windfall next winter. With Dave and Gail Weaver, his parents, and Kristin, his wife, in attendance and cheering every delivery, Weaver unleashed his first no-hitter on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium, silencing the Twins, 9-0, by facing two over the minimum. "That was a major part of it, to stay at home, to have the comfort of my family and friends," Weaver said, referring to his decision to sign a five-year, $85...
  • [Angels' Jered] Weaver throws first career no-hitter [vs. Twins]

    05/02/2012 10:19:44 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 10 replies ^ | 5/3/2012 12:58 AM ET | Alden Gonzalez
    ANAHEIM -- The Angels' offense finally kicked into gear in the series finale against the Twins, but that wasn't even close to being the story. On Wednesday night, it was all about Jered Weaver, the ace pitcher who recorded his first no-hitter and the ninth individual no-hitter in Angels history, leading his club to a 9-0 victory that gave them the sweep and three straight wins for the first time this year. Weaver came in having given up just three runs in his last 21 2/3 innings. And prior to a two-out, seventh-inning walk to Josh Willingham, the only baserunner...
  • Tigers' Verlander Throws No-Hitter against the Blue Jays.

    05/07/2011 3:57:12 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 27 replies
    Justin Verlander throws a No-No as the Tigers beat the Jays 9-0, he gave up only 1 walk.
  • No-no for Liriano as Twins top White Sox

    05/03/2011 7:57:18 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 18 replies · 1+ views
    AP ^ | May 3, 2011
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Francisco Liriano pitched the major league's first no-hitter of the season, throwing his first career complete game in the Minnesota Twins' 1-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Liriano (2-4) walked six and struck out two, throwing 123 pitches in the 95th major league start for the 27-year-old left-hander.
  • Surgery; or, Don Larsen, Call Your Office

    10/06/2010 5:53:02 PM PDT · by BluesDuke · 16 replies
    The Catbird in the Nosebleed Seats ^ | 6 October 2010 | Yours trulyq
    It only took a mere 54 years to stand between the first and the newest hitless, runless postseason pitching performance---by a pitcher who had already pitched a perfect game early in the regular season. OK, so Roy Halladay Wednesday afternoon walked Jay Bruce---whose walkoff, leadoff bomb got the Cincinnati Reds here in the first place---on a full count with two out in the fifth. He didn't have to be reminded that nobody's perfect, if you didn't count that fine day in May when he cleaned, scaled, and stuffed the Florida Marlins on eleven strikeouts and no Fish getting to within...
  • Jonathan Sanchez Throws No-Hitter for the Giants against the Padres - Video 7/11/09

    07/11/2009 10:00:53 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 7 replies · 541+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 11, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of the final inning of the no-hitter Jonathan Sanchez threw for the San Francisco Giants last night against the San Diego Padres. Sanchez came into the game with a 2-8 record and a ERA over 5.00, but he nearly threw a perfect game. In fact, he did not allow a hitter to reach base. The only man who reached did so on an error by 3rd Baseman Juan Uribe. Below is a report on the no-hitter. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Fill-in player throws season's first no-hitter

    07/10/2009 10:34:18 PM PDT · by kik5150 · 9 replies · 536+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 07/10/09 | JANIE McCAULEY
    Jonathan Sanchez, an unlikely candidate, pitched the majors’ first no-hitter this season Friday night, dominating the San Diego Padres with an array of pitches in the San Francisco Giants’ 8-0 victory. The 26-year-old left-hander returned to the rotation after a nearly three-week demotion to the bullpen—and he only got the call because 303-game winner Randy Johnson(notes) went on the disabled list this week with a shoulder injury. Gold Glove center fielder Aaron Rowand(notes) saved the no-hitter with a leaping catch at the center-field fence to rob pinch-hitter Edgar Gonzalez for the second out of the ninth inning. Sanchez (3-8) nearly...
  • High School Prodigy Throws 4th Straight No-Hitter

    04/21/2009 1:52:13 PM PDT · by Mind Freed · 13 replies · 650+ views
    Schuster, a high school senior in a suburb of Tampa, Fla., pitched his fourth straight no-hitter Monday night, leading his Mitchell High team to a 5-0 win over rival Pasco with 17 strikeouts, according to The Associated Press. "I never thought this would happen," Schuster told the AP. "I'm just having so much fun right now."
  • Angels throw (combined) no-hitter against Dodgers......Angels lose 1-0

    06/28/2008 9:44:57 PM PDT · by hole_n_one · 10 replies · 250+ views
    For only the 4th time in MLB history, a team that failed to get a hit in a game has won that game.
  • Buehrle Tosses No-Hitter (ChiSox 6 Rangers 0)

    04/18/2007 7:21:21 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 6 replies · 244+ views
    Mark Buehrle tossed the 16th no-hitter in White Sox history Wednesday night, shutting down the Rangers in a 6-0 victory. The last Sox pitcher to throw a no hitter was Wilson Alvarez in 1991.
  • Softball star (Eddie "the King") Feigner dies at 81

    02/10/2007 6:48:51 AM PST · by commish · 15 replies · 463+ views
    ESPN ^ | Feb 11, 2007 | AP
    Eddie Feigner, the hard-throwing softball showman who barnstormed for more than 50 years with his "The King and His Court" four-man team, died Friday. He was 81. Feigner, the former Marine known for his trademark crewcut and bulging right arm, died in Huntsville, Ala., from a respiratory ailment related to dementia, wife Anne Marie Feigner said Friday night. With a fastball once clocked at 104 mph, Feigner threw 930 no-hitters and 238 perfect games and struck out 141,517 batters while playing more than 10,000 games. He was inducted into the National Senior Softball Hall of Fame in 2000. A stroke...