Sunday, August 30, 2015

Cubs no-no's Dodgers

Jake Arrieta threw 116 pitches - 80 of them strikes as he no hits the Los Angeles Dodgers as the Chicago Cubs win 2-0. Arrieta struck out 12 and walked one, while the Cubs also had a fielding error. wow two batters from a perfect game. this is the second time in 10 days the Dodgers got no hit. the Astros no hit them a week ago Friday. wow. that is now six no hitters this year. congrats to Jake Arrieta.

Friday, August 14, 2015

padres cycle into history

Matt Kemp gave the San Diego Padres its first ever cycle in a 9-5 win in Colorado. he completed the cycle with a triple in the top of the 9th. it took 7443 franchise games, but there is the first. way to go.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

mariners tell orioles no-no

Hisashi Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners completed a no hitter as the Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0. Iwakuma threw 116 pitches, 77 for strikes. he had 7 strike outs and allowed three walks. it is the Mariners 5th no hitter. the last M's no hitter was the last American League no hitter, in August 2012 when Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. Iwakuma became the second Japanese pitcher to throw a no hitter. the first was Hideo Nomo. so congrats to Hisashi Iwakuma

home cooking produces home win history

this is a first in major league baseball. there were 15 games last night and all 15 home teams won. never been done. home teams have won all games before, but with less games scheduled (11-0, 8-0 and a 7-0 in there), but this is a first with a full schedule.