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For the second time in his career, the Texas Rangers’ Yu Darvish lost a no-hitter on the final batter, giving up a ninth-inning base hit Friday night to Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. A couple of innings earlier, Big Papi killed Darvish’s perfect game. With two out in the seventh, Ortiz lofted what appeared…Details
The San Diego Padres notched the franchise’s first no-hitter 55 years ago today, but the accomplishment carries a significant asterisk. The Padres in 1959 were a Pacific Coast League affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, and on May 7 of that year, a 6-foot-4 200-pound pitcher by the name of Russ Heman took the ball against…Details
A first-inning Omar Infante double off Robbie Erlin makes it 7,200 regular season San Diego Padres games without a no-hitter,
Twenty-eight years ago today, Mark Thurmond threw the San Diego Padres’ 10th one-hitter at Jack Murphy Stadium, holding onto a perfect game through 6⅓ innings. Thurmond, who joined the Padres in 1983, had not yielded a hit or walk to a St. Louis Cardinals batter on April 30, 1986, when Willie McGee stepped into the…Details
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 the San Diego Padres’ 7,182nd game with no no-no and continues the team’s infamy as…Details