Verlander takes no-hit bid into ninth against Angels

Aug 27, 2015

Verlander takes no-hit bid into ninth against Angels

Justin Verlander leaned forward a bit, hoping this line drive would land foul. Then he arched his back in disappointment when the ball hit the line, kicking up chalk on its way to the left-field corner. Verlander lost a bid for his third no-hitter ...

Astros' Fiers throws no-hitter

Aug 22, 2015

Astros' Fiers throws no-hitter

Growing up, Mike Fiers remembers watching Nolan Ryan throw no-hitter after no-hitter. After pitching his first one Friday night, Fiers finally got to meet the man who spun so many gems. Fiers pitched the second no-hitter in the major leagues in nine days, leading ...

Rookie Heston pitches no-hitter for Giants

Jun 10, 2015

Rookie Heston pitches no-hitter for Giants

Chris Heston couldn’t recall ever throwing a no-hitter, not in youth baseball, not in the minor leagues and certainly not in the majors. Now he was three outs away. “I definitely threw more in the backyard than I have in real life, that’s for ...

Zimmermann no-no aided by Souza grab

Sep 29, 2014

Zimmermann no-no aided by Souza grab

One out away from pitching the Washington Nationals’ first no-hitter, Jordan Zimmermann watched his 104th pitch on a crisp, clear Sunday afternoon get smacked toward deep left-center. Zimmermann leaned his head back and winced. His first thought: “Double. No-doubt, double.” “And then,” the right-hander ...