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Yu gotta be kidding! Darvish loses no-no in ninth

For the second time in his career, the Texas Rangers’ Yu Darvish lost a no-hitter on the final batter, giving up a ninth-inning base hit Friday night to Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. A couple of innings earlier, Big … Continue reading

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No-Han is an Oriole

Mets no-no streak breaker Johan Santana has signed with the Baltimore Orioles in an effort to work his way back to top form. Santana last pitched in August 2012, two months after his historic performance in Mets game No. 8,020.

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An All-Star Game no-hitter? Not likely, but there has been a two-hitter

With only seven shutouts in All-Star history, it’s no surprise that there have been no no-hitters since the tradition began in 1933. Midsummer classic fans have never even got to witness a one-hitter, but the American League staff did take … Continue reading

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One year ago Saturday: The streak ends at 8,019: Santana no-hits Cards

From June 1, 2013 For the first time in 8,019 games, a New York Mets game has ended with a zero in the opposing team’s “H” column. Johan Santana threw a no-hitter Friday to accomplish what Nolan Ryan, Tom seaver, … Continue reading

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Glavine falls 4 outs shy of Mets no-hitter, 9 years ago today

On May 23, 2004, the Mets’ Tom Glavine had a no-no in tact heading into the eighth inning, and fans at Shea were growing increasingly excited and tense as they now stood for every at-bat. After Glavine got the Colorado … Continue reading

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Seaver’s 2nd one-hitter marked only time it has happened back-to-back

May 15, 1970 – New York Mets 4, Philadelphia Phillies 0 – Connie Mack StadiumNo-no killed by third-inning Mike Compton single Tom Seaver’s second one-hitter marked the only time in club history that Mets pitchers threw consecutive one-hitters. The Mets … Continue reading

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Gentry’s first one-hitter, 42 years ago today

May 13, 1970 – New York Mets 4, Chicago Cubs 0 – Wrigley FieldNo-no killed by Ernie Banks eighth-inning single Gary Gentry, the winning pitcher in Game 3 of the World Series, retired the first 12 batters during this Wednesday … Continue reading

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Calling all Padres fans

Still looking for a #padres fan to continue the nonohitters.com tradition with a companion site hosted here at padres.nonohitters.com? When Johan Sanatana tossed his no-no last June and broke the Mets’ streak of 8,019 games, it left San Diego as … Continue reading

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Clip of Darvish losing perfecto

In case you missed it last night, here’s the clip of the Rangers’ Yu Darvish losing his perfect game with two outs in the ninth last night.

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Mets advance Padres’ no no-hitter count to 6,951 games

Ruben Tejada’s second-inning RBI double continues the Padres’ no-hitter drought, moving the count to 6,951 regular season games without a no-no. When Johan Sanatana tossed his no-no last June and broke the Mets’ streak of 8,019 games, it left San … Continue reading

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