Category: One hitter

Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha, making his ninth career start, loses his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on Ryan Zimmerman’s infield single in the team’s 2-0 victory over the Nationals at Busch Stadium. The 22 year-old Redbird right-hander, taken out of the game after the hit, becomes the third pitcher this season to have a no-hitter broken up with one out to go, joining Yu Darvish of the Ranger and the Giants’ Yusmeiro Petit, both who had perfect games after facing 26 batters.

Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha, making his ninth career start, loses his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on Ryan Zimmerman’s infield single in the team’s 2-0 victory over the Nationals at Busch Stadium. The 22 year-old Redbird right-hander, taken out of the game after the hit, becomes the third pitcher this season to have a no-hitter broken up with one out to go, joining Yu Darvish of the Ranger and the Giants’ Yusmeiro Petit, both who had perfect games after facing 26 batters.

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Pedro Martinez hurls an impressive one-hitter for his 21st victory of the year strikes out 17 batters

The Red Sox trip the Yankees, 3 – 1, as Pedro Martinez hurls an impressive one-hitter for his 21st victory of the year. Martinez strikes out 17 batters, the most Yankees ever fanned in a single game. DH Chili Davis’ 2nd-inning home run is New York’s only safety. Chuck Knoblauch, leading off the game, gives the Yankees their only other baserunner; he is caught stealing, so Martinez faces just one over the minimum.

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California Angels pitcher Bruce Kison losses no hitter with one out in the 9th for the second time this season

California Angels pitcher Bruce Kison settles for a one-hitter when Ken Landreaux of the Minnesota Twins hits a double with one out in the 9th inning. California wins, 17 – 0. It is the second time in a year that Kison has lost a no-hitter with one out in the 9th. For Landreaux, the hit marks the beginning of a 31-game hitting streak.

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Orioles southpaw Frank Bertaina records his first major league victory when he tosses a one-hitter to beat the A’s and the Orioles set the record by only having 19 official at bats

Orioles southpaw Frank Bertaina records his first major league victory when he tosses a one-hitter to beat the A’s at Memorial Stadium, 1-0. The losing pitcher Bob Meyer, who yields the game’s lone run on a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, also gives up just one hit in his complete-game effort in the seventh double one-hitter in baseball history

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Whitey Ford continues his mastery with his second consecutive one-hitter, beating the A’s, 2 – 1. Jim Finigan hits a 2-out single in the 7th for the A’s only hit. Ford is the 5th major league pitcher to throw consecutive one-hitters.

1955 – Whitey Ford continues his mastery with his second consecutive one-hitter, beating the A’s, 2 – 1. Jim Finigan hits a 2-out single in the 7th for the A’s only hit. Ford is the 5th major league pitcher to throw consecutive one-hitters.

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Ted Lyons faces 21 different batters and loses no hitter in bottom of 9th

In the second game of a twinbill, the White Sox take a 15 – 0 lead against Washington after five innings, but Chicago P Ted Lyons will have to pitch to 18 different batters as Senators manager Bucky Harris juggles his lineup and sends in pinch-hitters. With a no-hitter going, Lyons continues to bear down. Finally, with two out in the 9th, Washington’s Bobby Veach gets a base hit to break the no-hitter. The final is 17 – 0 for Lyons with Tom Zachary taking the loss. Washington outfielder Sam Rice’s streak of nine hits in a row is stopped, but he will end the season with 182 singles, an American League record until 1980. Washington takes the opener, 3 – 2, behind Dutch Ruether.

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