The Houston Astros’ Justin Verlander threw his third career no-hitter on Sunday, becoming just the sixth pitcher in baseball history to reach that milestone.
The Houston Astros tossed a combined no-hitter against Seattle on Saturday night, marking the second time in less than a month that the Mariners have fallen victim to a no-no.
The Los Angels Angels made a night honoring late pitcher Tyler Skaggs even more special by tossing a combined no-hitter.
The Oakland Athletics’ Mike Fiers tossed his second career no-hitter on Tuesday, the 300th of such feats in major-league history.
The Colorado Rockies German Marquez took a no-hitter into the eighth inning on Sunday but lost it on an Evan Longoria single threaded between third and short.
No-hitters and hits for the cycle used to happen with about the same frequency, as the two rare feats once shared a brotherly camaraderie. Then suddenly, as we hit the 2000s, cycles began appearing at a 1.6-to-1 ratio, far surpassing the pace of no-hitters. What happened?