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« Reply #240 on: August 24, 2017, 04:08:49 pm »
Hard luck story for today:

The Dodgers' Rich Hill had a perfect game into the 9th, when a fielding error by a teammate wrecked that.  He still had a no-hitter into the tenth, when Josh Hamilton hit a lead-off, walk-off homer.

I can't recall: since he went nine, does he get credit for a no-hitter or not?

No. A no-hitter requires a complete game. A similar fate befell Pedro Martinez in 1995

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« Reply #241 on: August 30, 2017, 09:04:19 pm »
In the 13th season of a career which will probably end in Cooperstown (and, I hope, in Detroit first), Justin Verlander FINALLY got his first MLB RBI! ;D  That put the Tigers up 1-0; he left the game leading 5-1 after 6.  Tigers won 6-2. 

He is probably roughly the pitcher that Babe Ruth was, but he sure ain't the hitter - that moves him to 4 of 41 for his career.

(Though he sure had a blast crowing to his fellow pitchers a couple of years ago when he had two hits in one game!)

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« Reply #242 on: September 01, 2017, 08:14:38 pm »
Six weeks ago, Justin Wilson, Justin Upton, and Justin Verlander were three of the best Tigers.  As of midnight last night, the Tigers are Justin-less.  The resale market for Tigers tickets has reportedly completely collapsed - one poster claimed he couldn't get even $6 for his $21 face-value tickets.  Apparently a AAA team at MLB prices is not an easy sell! :o