Lincecum no-hitting Padres twice in 12 months seemed improbable
Jim Abbott did. Neither Greg Maddux nor Tom Glavine nor John Smoltz ever threw a no-hitter. Kent Mercker and Kevin Millwood did. Within less than 365 days, Lincecum pitched two no-hitters against the San Diego Padres. The Padres have
Young & McCarthy have been incredible, in wildly different ways
completely different pitchers, both gave up .301 batting averages on balls in play in their long careers. Derek Lowe and Kevin Millwood , otherwise completely different pitchers, both gave up .297 BABiPs in their long careers. Granted, I’m cherry
Tillman to start for Orioles in opener vs Red Sox
honor.'' Tillman is the Orioles' fifth different opening day starter in five-year span. Kevin Millwood started in 2010, followed by Kevin Millwood , Jeremy Guthrie, Jake Arrieta and Jason Hammel.
Rangers officially tab Darvish opening day starter
and finish second in the AL Cy Young Award voting. The last Rangers starter with consecutive opening day starts was Kevin Millwood from 2006 to 2009. Darvish will be the sixth different opening day starter in six years for Texas. Matt Harrison