Tag Archives: no-hitters

Hitless, again

Another night, another no-hitter. This time it was Matt Garza, finally putting the Rays on the right side of zero-hit history after four instances of being held without a hit — three of them in the past year. Tampa Bay is the first team to experience both sides of a no-hitter in the same season

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Random thoughts during a scoreless extra-innings classic

While watching the beginning of what has become this amazing pitchers’ duel between the Red Sox and Yankees (it’s now in the 12th, still scoreless), I wondered when the last time was that a team pitched a no-hitter against its chief rival. At the time, Josh Beckett hadn’t allowed a hit, though it was only

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Vote for Pedro

Is there no baseball etiquette anymore? What happened to the days when no one would mention a no-hitter in progress? Fans would wink and nod, but say no more. Announcers would work around it with phrases like, “the Mets have all the hits in the game” or some other indication that there were zeros in

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On fantasy trades and no-hitters

The Late Show‘s Top Ten Cool Things About Pitching A Perfect Game As read by Randy Johnson on May 19, 2004: 10. “After this, I can go 0-15 for the year and honestly not give a crap.”9. “My pre-game dinner at Denny’s tonight? On the house!”8. “Shows everyone that even though I’m 40, I can

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