Six days after no-hitting the Orioles, The Tornado took the mound against Baltimore again. The results were mixed. He earned a no-decision after six innings of four-hit, one-run ball.
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A.J. Burnett, Marlins
Burnett allowed only one run on eight hits in 6 1/3 innings to pick up a 2-1 win over the Rockies.
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Bud Smith, Cardinals
The rookie waited two weeks to take the mound again, but he turned in another strong performance by throwing seven innings of three-hit baseball against the Brewers to secure his fifth career win. He won only two more games in his brief career.
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Derek Lowe, Red Sox
A week after no-hitting Tampa Bay, Lowe had a solid outing -- giving up three runs on six hits in seven innings -- to beat the Devil Rays again.
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Kevin Millwood, Phillies
Millwood earned a no-decision against the Padres after allowing three runs on eight hits in six innings of work.
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Roy Oswalt (Pete Munro, Kirk Saarloos, Brad Lidge, Octavio Dotel, Billy Wagner), Astros
Six Houston pitchers combined for a no-hitter after Oswalt lasted only two pitches into the second inning before aggravating a groin injury. He missed nearly a month but looked sharp in his next start on July 7, when he gave up only one run on three hits in six innings.
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Randy Johnson, Diamondbacks
The Big Unit was less dominant against the Marlins five days after his perfect game, but he still earned the win after allowing two runs on four hits in seven innings.
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Anibal Sanchez, Marlins
The rookie earned his eighth career win by throwing seven innings of four-hit baseball in a 16-5 drubbing of the Mets.
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Mark Buehrle, White Sox
The lefthander followed his no-hitter with another sound performance, turning in seven innings of three-run, five-hit baseball against the Royals.
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Justin Verlander, Tigers
Verlander was steady in his next performance, withstanding seven hits from the Phillies and allowing only three runs in six innings on the mound.
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Clay Buchholz, Red Sox
The rookie's next appearance came in relief five days later, when he allowed one hit in three innings. His next start was 18 days later against Toronto, and he lasted 4 2/3 innings despite giving up only two runs.
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Jon Lester, Red Sox
Lester wasn't as sharp in his next start against the Royals, and he took the loss after allowing four runs on seven hits in five innings.
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Carlos Zambrano, Cubs
Big Z got shelled in his next appearance, failing to make it out of the second inning after giving up eight runs against the Cardinals.
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Jonathan Sanchez, Giants
Sanchez had another solid start in an up-and-down season, giving up three runs on four hits in six innings against the Braves.
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Mark Buehrle, White Sox
Buehrle followed his perfect game by retiring the first 17 Twins he faced to set a record with 45 straight batters put down. But he fell apart in the seventh and ultimately took the loss after allowing five runs in 6 1/3 innings.
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Ubaldo Jimenez, Rockies
The ace continued his fast start with 7 1/3 more innings of shutout baseball against the Nationals to move to 4-0 on the season.
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Dallas Braden, Athletics
He was average in his first outing after his perfect game, allowing four runs on seven hits in eight innings against the Angels and taking the loss.
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Roy Halladay, Phillies
The Cy Young winner gave up 10 hits in his next start but held the Padres to only two runs in his seven innings.
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Edwin Jackson, Diamondbacks
Jackson earned the win despite barely making it through the fifth inning after allowing four runs on seven hits in his next start against the Dodgers.
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Matt Garza, Rays
Garza got a no-decision against the Yankees, who scored four runs on five hits against him in seven innings.
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Roy Halladay, Phillies
After tossing the second no-hitter in playoff history, Halladay was outdueled by Tim Lincecum in Game 1 of the NLCS. Halladay allowed four runs on eight hits in seven innings as the Phillies fell, 4-3.
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Francisco Liriano, Twins
The season of struggles continued for the lefthander, who lasted only three innings after giving up four runs on three hits and three walks against the Tigers.
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