List of Seattle Mariners no-hitters

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The Seattle Mariners are a Major League Baseball franchise based in Seattle, Washington. Formed in 1977, they play in the American League West division. Pitchers for the Mariners have thrown 4 no-hitters in franchise history.[1] A no-hitter is officially recognized by Major League Baseball only when a pitcher (or pitchers) "allows no hits during the entire course of a game, which consists of at least nine innings."[2] The first perfect game in Mariners' history (a special subcategory of no-hitter in which "no batter reaches any base during the course of the game") [2][3] was thrown on August 15, 2012 by Félix Hernández, who beat the Tampa Bay Rays in a 1-0 victory with 12 strikeouts.[4]

List of no-hitters in Mariners history[edit]

 ¶  Indicates a perfect game
 £  Pitcher was left-handed
 *  Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
# Date Pitcher(s) Final score Base-
runners
Opponent Catcher Plate umpire Manager Notes Ref
1 June 2, 1990 Johnson, RandyRandy Johnson£ 2–0 6 Detroit Tigers Bradley, ScottScott Bradley Clark, AlAl Clark Lefebvre, JimJim Lefebvre
  • First no-hitter in franchise history
  • First Mariners no-hitter at home
  • First left-handed pitcher to throw a no-hitter in franchise history
  • Johnson would pitch his perfect game almost fourteen years later with the Diamondbacks
[5]
2 April 22, 1993 Bosio, ChrisChris Bosio 7–0 2 Boston Red Sox Valle, DaveDave Valle Voltaggio, VicVic Voltaggio Piniella, LouLou Piniella
  • First right-handed pitcher to throw a no-hitter in franchise history
  • Largest margin of victory in a franchise's no-hitter
[6]
3 June 8, 2012 Millwood, KevinKevin Millwood
(6 IP)
Furbush, CharlieCharlie Furbush£
(⅔ IP)
Pryor, StephenStephen Pryor
(⅓ IP)
Luetge, LucasLucas Luetge£
(⅓ IP)
League, BrandonBrandon League
(⅔ IP)
Wilhelmsen, TomTom Wilhelmsen
(1 IP)
1–0 4 Los Angeles Dodgers Montero, JesúsJesús Montero Runge, BrianBrian Runge Wedge, EricEric Wedge
  • First combined no-hitter in franchise history
  • First interleague no-hitter in franchise history
  • American League record for most pitchers in a no-hitter
  • Millwood left with an injury before beginning the seventh inning
  • Most pitchers to throw a combined no-hitter in MLB history (tied with Houston Astros)
  • Longest interval between no-hitters in franchise history
  • Smallest margin of victory in a franchise's no-hitter
  • First Mariners no-hitter thrown at Safeco Field
[7]
4 August 15, 2012 Hernandez, FelixFelix Hernandez 1–0 0 Tampa Bay Rays Jaso, JohnJohn Jaso Drake, RobRob Drake Wedge, EricEric Wedge
  • First perfect game in franchise history
[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seattle Mariners Franchise History". ESPN. Retrieved February 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "MLB Miscellany: Rules, regulations and statistics". MLB.com. Major League Baseball. Retrieved February 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Seattle Mariners". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved February 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hernández Tosses Perfect Game". 
  5. ^ "June 2, 1990 Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners Play by Play and Box Score". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 11, 2011. 
  6. ^ "April 22, 1993 Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners Play by Play and Box Score". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 11, 2011. 
  7. ^ "June 8, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers at Seattle Mariners Play by Play and Box Score". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2012. 
  8. ^ "August 15, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners Play by Play and Box Score". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 15, 2012. 

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