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Hometown no-no: Musgrove no-hitter for Padres vs. Rangers

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Posted at 11:31 PM, Apr 09, 2021

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Diego Padres right-hander Joe Musgrove has thrown the first no-hitter in the history of his hometown team.

The Padres were the only active MLB team without a no-hitter, and it came in their 8,206th regular-season game.

Musgrove faced only 28 Texas Rangers batters, one over the minimum, in the 3-0 victory.

The only Rangers baserunner was Joey Gallo after he got hit by a pitch in the fourth inning.

Musgrove struck out 10 threw 77 of his 112 pitches for strikes.

This was only his second start for the Padres Musgrove improved to 2-0, The Associated Press reported.

The Rangers' only baserunner was Joey Gallo, who was hit by a pitch in the fourth inning.