New York Mets starter Tylor Megill and a quartet of relievers mixed to pitch a no-hitter towards the Philadelphia Phillies, because the Amazins topped their division rivals 3-0 at Citi Subject Friday evening.
Megill went the primary 5 innings. He struck out 5 and walked three, throwing 88 pitches in his twenty third main league begin.
Drew Smith struck out 4 and walked one in 1 1/3 innings. He was relieved by Joely Rodríguez, who went one inning. Seth Lugo bought the final two outs within the eighth, and Edwin Diaz struck out Bryce Harper, Nick Castellanos and J.T. Realmuto so as within the ninth to shut the door and earn his fourth save of the 12 months.
Mets pitchers mixed to fan 13 and stroll six. The 5 hurlers teamed as much as throw a whopping 159 pitches.
It was the primary no-hitter thrown within the majors this season.
Mets heart fielder Brandon Nimmo made essentially the most notable defensive performs. He had operating catches to finish the primary and second innings after which slid to snare Jean Segura’s sinking liner to complete the third.
Megill was the fourth pitcher to be pulled after throwing not less than 5 no-hit innings this 12 months. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was taken out after seven excellent innings, San Diego’s Sean Manaea left after seven no-hit innings and Padres teammate Yu Darvish got here out after six no-hit innings.
As well as, six Tampa Bay Rays pitchers mixed to hold a no-hitter into the tenth inning of a scoreless sport towards the Boston Pink Sox final Saturday. The Pink Sox broke up the no-hitter and scored twice within the prime of the tenth however the Rays got here again to win 3-2.
Johan Santana threw the Mets’ solely earlier no-hitter on June 1, 2012, when he struck out eight and wanted 134 pitches in an 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
This was the primary no-hitter towards the Phillies since Josh Beckett pitched one for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2014.