Padres pitchers have carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning 22 times during the team’s half-century of existence. Here are the details:

8 Clay Kirby (8)
Jack Baldschun (0)
San Diego Padres
Tuesday, July 21, 1970
Padres no no-hitter #259
Spoiler: Bud Harrelson hit a leadoff single off Baldschun in the ninth.
New York Mets 3, San Diego Padres 0 (3-hitter)
San Diego Stadium (San Diego)
This, perhaps, is the origin of The Curse. The Mets were beating the Padres 1-0 but Kirby still had a no-hitter going through eight innings. With two outs in the bottom of the eighth, San Diego skipper Preston Gomez decided to pull Kirby for a pinch hitter, Cito Gaston. Gaston struck out, reliever Jack Baldschun gave up a ninth-inning lead-off single to Bud Harrelson and the Mets rallied to pad their lead to 3-0, which would be the final score.
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7⅓ Clay Kirby
San Diego Padres
Monday, September 13, 1971
Padres no no-hitter #471
Spoiler: John Edwards doubled with one out in the eighth.
Houston Astros 3, San Diego Padres 2 (3-hitter)
Astrodome (Houston)
7 Clay Kirby
San Diego Padres
Saturday, September 18, 1971
Padres no no-hitter #476
Spoiler: Willie McCovey homered to lead off the eighth.
San Diego Padres 2, San Francisco Giants 1 (1-hitter)
Candlestick Park (San Francisco)
8⅔ Steve Arlin
San Diego Padres
Saturday, July 18, 1972
Padres no no-hitter #569
Spoiler: Denny Doyle singled with two outs in the ninth.
San Diego Padres 5, Philadelphia Phillies 1 (2-hitter)
San Diego Stadium (San Diego)
7⅓ Randy Jones
San Diego Padres
Thursday, July 3, 1975
Padres no no-hitter #1,042
Spoiler: Bill Plummer hit an RBI double with one out in the eighth.
San Diego Padres 2, Cincinnati Reds 1 (1-hitter)
San Diego Stadium (San Diego)
7 Dave Freisleben
San Diego Padres
Saturday, June 12, 1976
Padres no no-hitter #1,179
Spoiler: Garry Maddox, single to right to lead off the eighth inning.
Philadelphia Phillies 3, San Diego Padres 2 (15 innings)
San Diego Stadium (San Diego)
7 Tom Griffin
San Diego Padres
Monday, September 13, 1976
Padres no no-hitter #1,270
Spoiler: Ken Reitz, single to left to lead off the eighth inning.
San Francisco Giants 3, San Diego Padres 2 (10 innings)
San Diego Stadium (San Diego)
7 Brent Strom
San Diego Padres
Wednesday, September 29, 1976
Padres no no-hitter #1,283
Spoiler: George Foster, double to left to lead off the eighth inning.
San Diego Padres 6, Cincinnati Reds 1
San Diego Stadium (San Diego)
7⅓ Bob Owchinko
San Diego Padres
Saturday, July 16, 1977
Padres no no-hitter #1,380
Spoiler: Steve Garvey, bunt single down the third-base line with one out in the eighth inning, breaking up Owchinko’s bid for a perfect game.
Los Angeles Dodgers 1,  San Diego Padres 0
San Diego Stadium (San Diego)
7 Greg Harris
San Diego Padres
Sunday, July 14, 1991
Padres no no-hitter #3,582
Spoiler: Mackey Sasser lead off the 8th inning with a ground-rule double to right-center
San Diego Padres 2, New York Mets 1 in a 1-hitter by Harris (8⅓) and Craig Lefferts (⅔)
Shea Stadium (New York)
7 Andy Benes (6)
Mike Maddux (1)
San Diego Padres
Saturday, August 3, 1991
Padres no no-hitter #3,605
Spoiler: Ron Gant homered off Mike Maddux to lead off the eighth inning.
San Diego Padres 3, Atlanta Braves 2
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta)
7 Andy Benes
San Diego Padres
Sunday, July 3, 1994
Padres no no-hitter #4,070
Spoiler: Rico Brogna led off the 8th-inning with a double to center
San Diego Padres 7, New York Mets 0 (1-hitter)
Jack Murphy Stadium (San Diego)
8 Andy Ashby
San Diego Padres
Friday, September 5, 1997
Padres no no-hitter #4,553
Spoiler: Kenny Loften led off the 9th-inning with a single to right
San Diego Padres 6, Atlanta Braves 2 (2-hitter)
Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego)
7 Sterling Hitchcock
San Diego Padres
Saturday, June 27, 1998
Padres no no-hitter #4,654
Spoiler: Phil Nevin homered to lead off the eighth inning
San Diego Padres 5, Anaheim Angels 1 (2-hitter)
Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego)
7 Adam Eaton
San Diego Padres
Saturday July 3, 2004
Padres no no-hitter #5,625
Spoiler: Dee Brown doubled to lead off the eighth inning
San Diego Padres 5, Kansas City Royals 4 in a 3-hitter by Eaton (7), Akinori Otsuka (⅔), Scott Linebrink (⅓) and Trevor Hoffman (1 inn.)
Petco Park (San Diego)
7 Chris Young
San Diego Padres
Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Padres no no-hitter #5,921
Spoiler: Brad Hawpe hit a leadoff line-drive double to right in the 8th inning
San Diego Padres 2, Colorado Rockies 0
Petco Park (San Diego)
8⅓ Chris Young
San Diego Padres
Friday, September 22, 2006
Padres no no-hitter #6,022
Spoiler: Joe Randa hit a pinch-hit two-run homer with one out in the 9th inning
San Diego Padres 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 2 in a 1-hitter by Chris Young (8⅔ inn.) and Cla Meredith (⅓ inn.)
Petco Park (San Diego)
7⅔ Chris Young
San Diego Padres
Sunday, September 7, 2008
Padres no no-hitter #6,337
Spoiler: Gabe Kapler launches a two-out eighth-inning homer to deep left to end the no-no and the shutout.
San Diego Padres 10, Milwaukee Brewers 1
Miller Park (Milwaukee)
8⅔ Aaron Harang (6)
Josh Spence (⅓)
Chad Qualls (⅔)
Mike Adams (1)
Luke Gregerson (⅔)
San Diego Padres
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Padres no no-hitter #6,771
Spoiler: Juan Uribe doubled to left off Gregerson with two out in the 9th inning (Dioner Navarro followed with a walk-off RBI single)
Los Angeles Dodgers 1, San Diego Padres 0 (combined 2-hitter)
Dodgers Stadium (Los Angeles)
7⅔ Odrisamer Despaigne
San Diego Padres (NL)
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Padres no no-hitter #7,264
Spoiler: Daniel Murphy pokes a two-out double to left-center field.
San Diego Padres 2, New York 1
Petco Park (San Diego)
7⅔ Tyson Ross
San Diego Padres (NL)
Friday, April 20, 2018
Padres no no-hitter #7,835
Spoiler: Christian Walker hits a deep fly ball to center, and Franchy Cordero misreads it and takes a few steps in before backtracking and letting it hit the grass behind him for the game’s first hit, an RBI double.
San Diego Padres 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 1
Chase Field (Phoenix)
7⅓ Jordan Lyles
San Diego Padres (NL)
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Padres no no-hitter #7,858
Spoiler: Trevor Story lines a one-out single to left to break up the perfect game and no-hitter.
San Diego Padres 4, Colorado Rockies 0
Petco Park (San Diego)

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