The San Diego Padres are now just 100 games away from reaching the New York Mets’ mark of most games without a no-hitter to start a franchise.
The San Diego Padres’ Clayton Richard took a no-hitter against the Miami Marlins into the seventh inning on Sunday before giving up a two-out single up the middle to Miguel Rojas.
With single-digit pitcher Clayton Richard (No. 3) getting the start tonight for the San Diego Padres, I figured it’s a good time look at the single-digit trend and how it relates to no-hitters.
The San Diego Padres’ no no-no streak reached 7,777 games on Tuesday evening on a third-inning Stephen Piscotty single off starting pitcher Clayton Richard. The Padres continue their march toward the Mets’ mark of futility, which hit 8,019 games before Johan Santana no-hit the St. Louis Cardinals.