The Chicago White Sox’s Lucas Giolito threw the majors’ 304th no-hitter on Tuesday, leading his squad to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Giolito struck out 13 and walked one.
The Chicago White Sox have now thrown 19 no-hitters. The last was 8 years, 4 months, 4 days ago, when Philip Humber tossed a 4-0 perfect game on Saturday, April 21, 2012 against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. The White Sox franchise’s first no-hitter was the American League’s first no-hitter. James “Nixey” Callahan no-hit the Detroit Tigers during the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday, September 20, 1902.
The last no-no against the Pirates was 5 years, 2 months, 5 days ago by the Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer, a 6-0 blanking on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Nationals Park.
Giolito, who wears jersey No. 27, joins Sam “Toothpick” Jones, Bill Monbouquette, Juan Marichal, Jim “Catfish” Hunter, Dick Bosman, Kevin Brown and Jordan Zimmerman in the No. 27 No-No Club.