Angels’ Richards no-hits Astros through 6 1/3

The Los Angeles Angels’ Garrett Richards no-hit the Houston Astros for 6⅓ innings on Sunday for the fourth-deepest no-no so far of 2015.

Richards walked two batters in the seventh inning before getting the first out. Jason Castro then poked a one-out single to left to put an end to the no-hitter.

Here are the deepest near no-nos of the 2015 season (minimum six innings):


Trevor Bauer (6 inn)
Kyle Crockett (1 inn)
Scott Atchinson (1 inn)
Nick Hagadome (⅓ inn)
Cleveland Indians (AL in IL game)
  Thursday, April 9, 2015
Spoiler: Jed Lowrie, homer to left-center with one out in the ninth
Cleveland Indians 5, Houston Astros 0
Minute Maid Park (Houston)


Chris Young (5 inn)
Ryan Madson (2 inn)
Kelvin Herrera (0 inn)
Kansas City Royals (AL)
  Friday, May 1, 2015
Spoiler: Nick Castellanos, single to left with nobody out in the eighth inning
Kansas City Royals 4, Detroit Tigers 1
Kauffman Stadium (Kansas City)


Sonny Gray
  Oakland Athletics (AL)
  Monday, April 6, 2015 (Opening Day)
Spoiler: Ryan Rua, single to right with nobody out in the eighth inning
Oakland Athletics 8, Texas Rangers 0 Coliseum (Oakland)


Garrett Richards
  Los Angeles Angels (AL)
  Sunday, May 10, 2015
Spoiler: Jason Castro, one-out single to left in the seventh inning
Los Angeles Angels vs. Houston Astros
Angel Stadium of Anaheim (Anaheim)


Madison Bumgarner
  San Francisco Giants (NL)
  Monday, May 4, 2015
Spoiler: Justin Upton, leadoff single to left in the seventh inning
San Francisco Giants 2, San Diego Padres 0
AT&T Park (San Francisco)