Steven Souza's Brilliant Catch Completes Jordan Zimmermann's No-Hitter

Nationals righty Jordan Zimmermann turned a 10-strikeout, one-walk no-hitter against the Marlins today, and Steven Souza capped it off with a thrilling catch in left field for the final out. It was the first no-hitter in Nationals history. » 9/28/14 3:50pm 9/28/14 3:50pm

When Do Most No-Hitters Get Broken Up?

No-hitters have hit dead ball era rates, and every other week it seems like some random pitcher is staring down a chance at a no-hitter late in a game. So Zachary Levine of Baseball Prospectus did the grunt work of tracking down just how likely a no-hitter is to be broken up on any given out, and how likely you are to… » 9/12/14 2:16pm 9/12/14 2:16pm

Are MLB No-Hitters Really Getting More Common?

Tim Lincecum's no-hitter yesterday was the 22nd since 2010 and a walk away from becoming the sixth perfect game in that same time. This makes no-hitters and perfect games sound abnormally common today. So just how much has the frequency of no-hitters and perfect games changed? » 6/26/14 3:20pm 6/26/14 3:20pm

Clayton Kershaw's No-Hitter Was Inexpressibly Ridiculous

Clayton Kershaw is the kind of pitcher who can win two National League Cy Young awards in three years for one of the most glamorous teams in baseball and still go a little underappreciated. Maybe it's because so much of the country sleeps through so many of his starts; maybe it's because he's not the most exciting guy… » 6/19/14 11:38am 6/19/14 11:38am

Clayton Kershaw's Powerade Bath, In Extreme Slow Motion

Clayton Kershaw earned a sports beverage shower for his dominant performance in throwing a no-hitter tonight. The beverage looks pretty cold! Here's the moment slowed down to a ridiculous speed. Congrats, Clayton. » 6/19/14 1:45am 6/19/14 1:45am

Clayton Kershaw Hurls A Dominant No-Hitter Against The Rockies

Clayton Kershaw became the second Dodgers pitcher this season to spin a no-hitter, but his was a bit more impressive than Josh Beckett's. And it could have been a perfect game if not for one Hanley Ramirez throwing error in the seventh. » 6/19/14 1:20am 6/19/14 1:20am

Baseball Fans Want Their Free Pizza, Dammit

Josh Beckett's no-hitter was a story of redemption—the redemption, by you, of a coupon code in exchange for a medium two-topping pizza from Dominos. Americans love free pizza, but there's a necessary corollary: they hate not having free pizza. » 5/27/14 4:20pm 5/27/14 4:20pm

Josh Beckett Pitches First Dodgers No-Hitter Since 1996

Josh Beckett showed he still had some gas left in the tank by no-hitting the Philadelphia Phillies in today's 6-0 victory at Citizens Bank Park. » 5/25/14 4:27pm 5/25/14 4:27pm

Yu Darvish Loses Perfect Game On Error, Sparks Argument On MLB Network

Yu Darvish's perfect game bid tonight against the Red Sox was spoiled by a seventh-inning blunder by his fielders that, in any other ballpark, would have been ruled a hit. » 5/09/14 11:14pm 5/09/14 11:14pm

The Marlins Are Selling Tickets To Henderson Alvarez's No-Hitter

Sunday's season finale was actually the fourth-best attended game of the year at Marlins Park. An announced crowd of 28,315 watched Henderson Alvarez complete a bizarre no-hitter that ended with him in the on-deck circle. Though the season is over, that game might turn out to be the Marlins' only sellout of the year. » 9/30/13 3:03pm 9/30/13 3:03pm

Henderson Álvarez Throws The Weirdest No-Hitter In Decades

Marlins pitcher Henderson Álvarez joined the immortal list of pitchers to throw a no-hitter, but he needed the help of his opposing Tigers pitcher to pull it off. » 9/29/13 3:22pm 9/29/13 3:22pm

Tim Lincecum Hurls No-Hitter In 148-Pitch Performance

It took an arm-breaking effort, but Tim Lincecum is the latest pitcher to no-hit an opponent as the Giants hurler shut down the Padres in San Diego tonight thanks to 13 strikeouts (and four walks). » 7/14/13 1:19am 7/14/13 1:19am

Cincinnati Columnist Remarkably Upset That Homer Bailey Said “Fucking”

Homer Bailey threw a no-hitter. Excited, Homer Bailey said "I just fucking walked a guy." Paul Daugherty of the Cincinnati Enquirer is still trying to soothe his virgin ears. » 7/03/13 12:08pm 7/03/13 12:08pm

Homer Bailey No-Hits Giants, Joins Exclusive Club Of Pitchers

Homer Bailey—who threw MLB's most recent no-hitter in September of last season—repeated the feat tonight, retiring the Giants and becoming just the sixth pitcher in history to make his mark on baseball's no-no list consecutively. » 7/02/13 10:11pm 7/02/13 10:11pm

Homer Bailey Throws First Reds No-Hitter Since 1988

Homer Bailey threw this season's seventh no-hitter in shutting down the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight 1-0 in what was the first no-no ever thrown at PNC Park. » 9/28/12 9:56pm 9/28/12 9:56pm

It's Stupid To Avoid Mentioning A No-Hitter In Progress. Vin Scully…

Awful Announcing dug up this Los Angeles Times article from July 9, 1960, proving the dumb debate has been going on at least that long. Let the Dean take you to school: » 8/16/12 3:55pm 8/16/12 3:55pm

On Errors, Human Error, And R.A. Dickey's Maybe-Hitter [UPDATE]

Today, Friday, we find out if R.A. Dickey threw a no-hitter on Wednesday. The dissonance of that statement should itself tell you what the "right" answer is. A no-hitter is about the mounting pressure of the late innings, the superstitious avoidance of a pitcher in the dugout, the social aspect of calling and texting… » 6/15/12 12:45pm 6/15/12 12:45pm

Now The Mets Are Appealing A Scoring Decision To Try And Get R.A.…

The Mets filed an appeal with MLB's scoring review committee in an attempt to change the official ruling of B.J. Upton's first-inning at-bat in last night's Mets-Rays game from a hit to an error—a change that, if approved, would make R.A. Dickey the second Met ever to throw a no-hitter. » 6/14/12 12:46pm 6/14/12 12:46pm