The Minnesota Twins took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Saturday night, settling for a 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.
Happy birthday to Dick Fowler, the only Canadian-born no-hitter thrower.
Perhaps 2018 will be another year of the pitcher, as Major League Baseball is opening its season on Cy Young’s birthday.
Today would be the 93rd birthday of Alva “Bobo” Holloman, who pitched a no-hitter for the St. Louis Browns in 1953.
A tandem of three St. Louis Browns pitchers tossed a Spring Training no-hitter against the Boston Braves but lost, 71 years ago today.
Steve Barber, who threw 8⅔ innings of a 9-inning no-hit loss in 1967, was born 80 years ago today.