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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Rookie Detmers no-hits Rays in 11th career start

Before Tuesday’s game against the Rays, Angels manager Joe Maddon noted that while rookie lefty Reid Detmers had been improving in his recent starts, he hadn’t quite reached his top gear yet on the mound.

Detmers did more than just that, as the 22-year-old made history in just his 11th career start by throwing a no-hitter against the Rays in a 12-0 win at Angel Stadium. He struck out just two and walked one, but kept Tampa Bay’s hitters off-balance, getting 11 groundouts and eight flyouts. He needed a career-high 108 pitches to record the no-no, getting Yandy Díaz to ground out to shortstop for the final out.

It was the 12th no-hitter in Angels history and the first since Taylor Cole and Félix Peña memorably combined to throw one against the Mariners on July 12, 2019, in the club’s first home game since the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs. And it was the first individual no-hitter since Jered Weaver threw one against the Twins on May 2, 2012. It was also the second no-hitter thrown in the Majors this year, as five Mets pitchers combined to throw one against the Phillies on April 29.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: May 11, 2022 at 12:52 AM | 62 comment(s)
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