The Texas Rangers’ Bartolo Colon took a perfect game into the eighth inning on Sunday before losing it on a leadoff walk and then saying goodbye to the no-hitter on a double.
Happy 48th birthday to Ricardo Rincón, who closed out a combined Pittsburgh Pirates 10-inning no-hitter in 1997.
The Kansas City Athletics notched the team’s only no-hitter 52 years ago today, though the no-no came during a spring training game.
The Houston Astros took a no-hitter into the ninth inning in Grapefruit League play Friday before the Minnesota Twins’ Ryan LaMarre led off the ninth by hitting an opposite-field double.
Nine Atlanta Braves pitchers teamed up for a Spring Training 10-inning no-hitter against the Houston Astros, three years ago today.
Nolan Ryan threw the fifth of his major-league record seven no-hitters, 36 years ago today. On September 26, 1981, as a member of the Houston Astros, Ryan broke Sandy Koufax’s 16-year-old mark of four career no-nos with a 5-0 no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ryan struck out 11 and walked three, making great use…