Mike Fiers threw an improbable no-hitter

Published May 8, 2019 0 Plays

Rumble / Sports NewsFor the second MLB season in a row, an A’s pitcher has thrown the first no-hitter of the season. That’s a rather unusual feat, given that the A’s rotation has been so famously dinged-up that they opted for a bullpen start in last year’s Wild Card game, but there was plenty about Mike Fiers’s no-no last night that was unusual. First, second baseman Jurickson Profar—the only dude to bat in runs on the night—laid out for a little blooper near the first base line to keep Kyle Farmer off base.