Mark Langston and Mike Witt combined to no-hit the Seattle Mariners, 26 years ago today.
On Wednesday, April 11, 1990 at Anaheim Stadium, Langston threw seven innings of no-hit ball but took himself out of the game as his arm speed just wasn’t there. Manager Doug Rader brought in Witt, who was no stranger to no-hitters. Witt had pitched a perfect game for the Angels on the final game of the 1984 season, topping the Texas Rangers at Arlington Stadium for a 1-0 win.
Witt needed to retire just six batters in this contest, and his two perfect innings closed out the combined no-hitter and secured a 1-0 victory for the Angels.
@nonohitters @Angels @Mariners 2nd No-Hitter caught by Lance Parrish. Ms lineup = HoF Griffey JR & E Martinez at 3B. https://t.co/bVTRyUeTdX
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