The Los Angels Angels made a night honoring late pitcher Tyler Skaggs even more special by tossing a combined no-hitter, 1 year ago today.
We’re continuing our look at baseball’s six “other” back to back starts in recognition of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer’s amazing accomplishment 82 years ago. Part 2 of 6 celebrates Frank MacCormack.
Repeating a series of posts we launched back in 2016, we’re using these the days between Vandeer Meer’s starts to account for the other six times that major-league pitchers have had back-to-back starts with no-hits.
Six Seattle Mariners pitchers no-hit the Los Angeles Dodgers, eight years ago today. Kevin Millwood (6), Charlie Furbush (2/3), Stephen Pryor (1/3), Lucas Luetge (1/3), Brandon League (2/3) and Tom Wilhelmsen (1)
Happy 37th birthday to Philip Humber, an ex-Met who threw a perfect game for the Chicago White Sox in 2012.
The Houston Astros tossed a combined no-hitter against Seattle on Saturday night, marking the second time in less than a month that the Mariners have fallen victim to a no-no.