Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Making Baseball History...Almost.

There's not much chance that fans of Michigan Baseball will get to see a no-hitter pitched by a former Wolverines hurler...but that almost happened tonight in Pittsburgh.

Rich Hill, who pitched at Michigan through his Junior year in 2002, lost a no-hitter when he gave up a walk off home run against the Pirates in the bottom of the 10th inning Wednesday night...and lost, 1-0.

The fact that the Dodgers, the team with Baseball's Best Record, would get shout out when a Michigan alum is pitching a gem like that, well, it doesn't go unnoticed by fans of the Maize and Blue.

The last Wolverines pitcher to toss a no-hitter in the big leagues was the legendary Jim Abbott.... who put it perfectly in this tweet tonight...

Giamatti said "it's designed to break your heart" Baseball...  What a game Rich Hill #GoBlue

Play Ball...and Go Blue!


  1. Still an amazing performance. Thanks for mentioning the Abbott tweet, I hadn't seen that (and for the shout-out!)

    1. My pleasure Dennis....I was thinking about Abbott as soon as I saw what Rich was doing. Go Blue!