I'm just blessed to be here.". I don't know, it was crazy seeing him do it. ET, and 11:10 p.m. local time. Even though he entered the ninth inning at 118 pitches, the A’s still allowed Fiers to finish out the game and record the first no-hitter of the season. [More Sports] Do Gary Cohen, Ron Darling and Keith Hernandez have a home with Steve Cohen’s Mets? A journeyman with a special place in the record book, that is. "I'm just really thankful for him leaving me in and trusting me," Fiers said. "It's pretty cool," Fiers said. A bank of lights in left field was only partially lit before the scheduled start of the game, leading to a delay of more than 90 minutes before the teams and umpires determined there was enough light to play a full game. Profar added a solo homer in the seventh. Obviously, baseball games don’t usually end that late, especially ones that lasted only nine innings with one team logging zero hits. He ended up throwing 131 pitches, the most any pitcher has posted this season. Witnessing this Fiers no-hitter was exponentially cooler than the 1st. He hit it toward Ramón Laureano, which is not advised: Those plays right there? Eric Chesterton Get the latest odds, analysis, and insights at Yahoo Sportsbook. Editor's Picks. A light malfunction almost stopped Mike Fiers’ night from getting started. OAKLAND, Calif. -- Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics is pitching a no-hitter through eight innings against the Cincinnati Reds. Fiers doesn't rack up a ton of strikeouts, either (his K/9 rate thus far in 2019 is 6.8), so he has to rely on the guys behind him in the field ... and they had his back on Tuesday. A. "I was shaking on the bench. He walked two, struck out six and ended the 300th no-hitter ever in the majors by fanning Eugenio Suarez with a big curveball. Chapman was near second base on a defensive shift and the grounder hit off his glove and landed in the outfield. Fiers, however, turned them out on the Reds. It wasn't a matter of being tired. Manaea threw all fastballs during a 20-pitch bullpen session, his first since shoulder surgery last September. Fiers needed only nine pitches to get through the eighth and zipped through the ninth, retiring rookie Josh VanMeter on a popup, getting Votto on a routine grounder and striking out Suarez. You don't see this very often, especially anymore. Matt Monagan Suffice to say, quite a few Reds fans are going to be annoyed when they wake up Wednesday morning. This was the 13th no-hitter in the history of the Athletics franchise, which started in Philadelphia, moved to Kansas City and shifted to Oakland. The slugger bruised his hip when he ran into the railing near left field at Pittsburgh on Sunday. The first no-hitter of the 2019 season didn't come without tense moments as Fiers was bailed out by back-to-back great defensive plays in the sixth inning. [More Sports] Take me out to the polling place: Boston voters cast ballots at Fenway Park, [More Sports] This offseason will be a bloodbath for MLB players. I remember when I was getting drafted I wasn't too high on the charts. "Ramon's catch he's done that once or twice. OAKLAND, Calif. — Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitched his second career no-hitter, getting help from two spectacular defensive plays to shut down the Cincinnati Reds, 2-0, Tuesday night. "It was way more nerve-wracking then I was doing it," Manaea said. Everything you need to know about sports betting starts here. But he deserved it. Good thing Fiers was allowed to take the mound and stay there all game because he made history doing it. . The no-hitter came almost exactly a year after the past one in the majors, by James Paxton for Seattle at Toronto last May 8. First up was second baseman Jurickson Profar, who ranged into no man's land in short right field to spear a popup from Kyle Farmer that seemed destined to fall in for a hit: Joey Votto was up next, and hit a home run -- er, he and everybody watching thought he did. "I saw a little bit of the list. Manaea, fittingly, gave Fiers an ice bath on the field when this one ended. "Things like this just happen.". Those lights began to flicker on as the game started. (Getty Images). While most baseball fans were sleeping, Mike Fiers was busy making history. •, The Metropolitan Museum of Art has one of the best baseball card collections in the world thanks to one man, By Ryan pitched a record seven no-hitters overall. The problem? It was awesome.". 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Ramon Laureano started a great double play, Sean Manaea threw a no-hitter, then did an interview with the last A's pitcher to do it -- Dallas Braden, The Red Sox were red-hot, but it didn't stop Sean Manaea from twirling a no-hitter.

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