Mets’ Steven Matz has no-hitter broken up in 8th against Padres

Sunday August 14th, 2016

New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz had a no-hit bid broken up in the eighth inning by San Diego Padres shortstop Alexei Ramirez.

After Jabari Blash struck out to start the inning, Ramirez slapped a fastball that went just inside the foul line at first base.

Coming into the inning, Matz had struck out eight and issued two walks.

He finished his outing with 105 pitches thrown.

The 25-year-old was looking to become only the second Mets pitcher to throw a no-hitter in franchise history. Johan Santana recorded the team’s first no-no against the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012.

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