The San Diego Padres’ Eric Lauer took a no-hitter into the fifth inning on Friday before Chris Taylor led off the inning with a homer to left. The dinger moved the Friars’ no no-hitter count to 8,009 regular-season games, or just 10 away from the New York Mets’ record of 8,019. The Mets exited the…
Nolan Ryan threw his major league record seventh no-hitter, 28 years ago today.
Cleveland Indians pitcher Wes Ferrell threw a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns and helped his cause with a homer, 88 years ago today.
Bill Hawke tossed a no-no for the NL Baltimore Orioles, and Tom Browning threw a perfecto for the Cincinnati Reds.
April 27 is one of four days sharing the record for most no-nos with six.
Happy 64th to Mike Scott, who shares a birthday with five other no-hitter throwers.