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7,182: Kennedy loses no-no in 6th on ball that hits the 3B bag

Ian Kennedy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning Thursday before giving up a Nolan Arenado double down the third base line that hit the bag, making it impossible for third baseman Alexi Amarista to make another save. That marks … Continue reading

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9-game-old Expos get no-no, 45 years ago today

It is taking at least 7,181 games for the San Diego Padres to get the team’s first no-hitter in franchise history. For one of the other Major League teams born in 1969 – the Montreal Expos – it took just … Continue reading

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Padres expansion partner gets no-no, 29 years ago today

The Seattle Pilots were one of three San Diego Padres expansion partners in 1969. And although the team lasted just one season in the Pacific Northwest, the team has continued on as the Milwaukee Brewers, first in the AL before … Continue reading

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Cashner joins Jones, Hurst in two one-hitter club

Andrew Cashner on Friday night joined Randy Jones and Bruce Hurst as the only San Diego Padres pitchers to throw two complete-game one-hitters for the team. Both Mat Latos and Andy Benes had one complete-game one-hitter and one partial one-hitter … Continue reading

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Cashner gets Padres’ 28th one-hitter, takes no-no into 6th

Andrew Cashner notched the Padres’ 28th one-hitter in franchise history Friday night, leading San Diego to a 6-0 win over the Detroit Tigers at Petco Park. The Tigers’ only hit against Cashner came in the sixth inning, when Rajai Davis … Continue reading

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Langston-Witt no-no, 24 years ago today

Mark Langston, a San Diego native who moved to Santa Clara at age 4, spent the 1998 season with the Padres with a 4-6 record and a 5.86 ERA. He was a California Angel on April 11, 1990, when he … Continue reading

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Padres’ 4th triple play, 36 years ago today

The San Diego Padres turned their fourth of the franchise’s seven triple plays, 36 years ago today. On April 11, 1978, the Braves were trying to get on the board during a scoreless game at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium when Dale … Continue reading

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Hursts throws Padres’ 13th one-hitter, 25 years ago today

25 years ago today, a day after recording their sixth triple play in franchise history, the San Diego Padres notched their 13th one-hitter. On April 10, 1989, Bruce Hurst was making his second start of the season after getting tagged … Continue reading

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Padres record 6th triple play, 25 years ago today

25 years ago today, the San Diego Padres turned their sixth of seven triple plays in franchise history. On April 9, 1989, after Eric Show began the bottom of the eighth inning by walking Kevin Bass, Manager Jack McKeon brought … Continue reading

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45 years ago today: Alou tags Selma for lead-off single, no no-no count begins

45 years ago today, Padres Opening Day starter Dick Selma gave up a lead-off single to the Houston Astros’ Jesus Alou to begin the San Diego Padres no no-hitters count. Earlier that day, on April 8, 1969, the New York … Continue reading

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