Today is the 19th anniversary of MLB’s earliest regular-season no-hitter. On April 4, 2001, during the Boston Red Sox’s second game of the season, Hideo Nomo no-hit the Baltimore Orioles for a 3-0 win.
Happy 36th birthday to Matt Garza, who threw the only no-hitter in Tampa Bay Rays history.
Chris Young, Major League Baseball’s current vice president of on-field operations, took a San Diego Padres no-hitter into the eighth inning, 13 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres’ Jordan Lyles came within 5 outs of throwing a perfect game, 1 year ago today.
Today is the 100th anniversary of the Cincinnati Reds’ Horace “Hod” Eller’s no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Padres have just 5 more chances to avoid reaching the Mets’ record for no-hit futility. Three of those games will be played at Coors Field, where the Padres are 1 of just 4 teams to allow one hit or less.