Reds pitcher Wade Miley threw MLB’s fourth no-hitter of the season — and second in three days — on Friday. In keeping with ESPN Stats & Information, it is solely the second time in league historical past that groups have pitched 4 no-nos earlier than the top of Could, the final time occurring on Could 5, 1917.
Miley carried an ideal recreation into the sixth inning, strolling one and putting out eight within the 114-pitch efficiency. And all of us have Miley’s 4-year-old son, Jeb, to thank for it.
After the sport, Miley credited Jeb for his no-hitter after the latter gave his father a short lived tattoo of the Hulk on his proper forearm.
“I’ve received to offer slightly shout-out, my son made me put on this Hulk tattoo on my forearm,” Miley stated. “I might need to get the actual Hulk tattoo.”
Wade Miley’s son gave him a short lived Unimaginable Hulk tattoo.
Wade Miley then goes on to throw a no-hitter.
Coincidence? We predict not. pic.twitter.com/nfXi5yCzAJ
— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) Could 8, 2021
Here is a closeup of the tattoo in query. Improve:
In keeping with ESPN Stats & Information, Miley grew to become solely the second pitcher in MLB historical past to toss a no-hitter for his profession seventh group. The one participant to realize that feat earlier than him was the Marlins’ Edinson Volquez in 2017. Additionally — flip away, Indians followers — Cleveland is the third group in MLB historical past to see two no-hitters earlier than June, following the 1917 White Sox and 1884 Alleghenys.
You may say Cleveland was . . . smashed.