Jordan Zimmermann throws Nationals' first ever no-hitter

Sunday September 28th, 2014

Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann threw  a no-hitter Sunday for the first time in franchise history since the team moved from Montreal to Washington.

Stephen Souza came in as a defensive replacement in the top of the ninth inning and recorded the game's final out on a diving catch in left field. 

The franchise's last no-hitter was Dennis Martinez's perfect game on July 28, 1991. The Montreal Expos moved to Washington and became the Nationals in 2005.

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Zimmermann threw 104 pitches, 79 of which were strikes. He struck out ten batters and walked one. Two batters reached base—one on a walk, the other on a wild pitch after a strikeout.

- Dan Gartland

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