The Miami Marlins’ Edinson Vólquez became the first major-league pitcher to throw a no-hitter after leaving the San Diego Padres, two years ago today.
Happy 31st birthday to the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw, who threw a no-hitter against the Colorado Rockies in 2014.
Happy 35th birthday to the Washington Nationals’ Anibal Sánchez, who threw a no-hitter for the Florida Marlins as a rookie in 2006.
Randy Johnson threw the majors’ 17th perfect game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks’ first no-hitter, 14 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres came within four outs of the team’s first-ever no-hitter Friday night before center fielder misplayed a pop fly into a double.
Frank Smith, Jeff Tesreau and Anibal Sanchez threw no-hitters on this date. Smith, a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, threw his first of two career no-hitters during the second game of a Wednesday doubleheader at Detroit’s Bennett Park on September 6, 1905. Smith had plenty of run support in this game, as the Sox…