White Sox prospect Frankie Montas throws no-hitter for Birmingham

Wednesday June 10th, 2015

Chicago White Sox prospect Frankie Montas threw a no-hitter in a seven inning game for the Double A Birmingham Barons on Tuesday against the Tennessee Smokies.

One of the organization's best pitching arms behind 2014 MLB draft No. 3 overall pick Carlos Rodon, the Dominican Republic native walked three and struck out three on 77 pitches. 

Montas improved his season stat line to 1–1 with a 2.50 ERA over 10 starts. 

The Smokies are the Double A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, and have been notable for putting forth lineups laden with some of baseball's best prospects, including Kris Bryant and Addison Russell

The last Barons' no-hitter was thrown on Aug. 8, 1995, according to AL.com. The Barons gained notoriety during the 1994 season as the franchise that NBA star Michael Jordan played for. 

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