The San Diego Padres came within five outs of exiting the no no-no club on Tuesday, with Jordan Lyles taking a perfect game bid into the seventh inning before yielding a one-out single to Trevor Story.
It’s now been 37 years since the last Cleveland Indians no-hitter. On Friday, May 15, 1981, at the Indians’ Len Barker tossed a perfect game against the Toronto Blue Jays for a 3-0 victory at Cleveland Stadium.
The San Diego Padres are now just one full baseball season, 162 games, away from matching the New York Mets’ mark of no-hit futility.
Dwight Gooden threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees, 22 years ago today. Gooden thrice came close to getting a no-no while with the New York Mets.
The New York Mets’ Gary Gentry took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, 48 years ago today, settling instead for the franchise’s fifth one-hitter as the Mets topped the Cubs 4-0 at Wrigley Field.
Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 63 years ago today.