The Cleveland Indians fell three outs shy of Major League Baseball’s 300th no-hitter on Thursday, losing a combined effort against the Toronto Blue Jays at Progressive Field.
The Detroit Tigers’ Jordan Zimmermann took an Opening Day perfect game bid into the seventh inning on Thursday, but Bob Feller’s reign as being the only MLB pitcher to toss a no-hitter to start the season remains safe another year.
Happy 62nd birthday to former Oakland Athletics pitcher Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter in Toronto in 1990.
Twenty-eight years ago today, on June 29, 1990, the Oakland A’s Dave Stewart and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Fernando Valenzuela threw no-hitters on the same day.
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 Seattle Mariners’ James Paxton no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday evening for Major League’s Baseball’s 299th no-hitter, a 5-0 win at Rogers Centre.