Found July 14, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
Tim Lincecum and his soul patch threw his first career no-hitter Saturday night against the Padres, but Lincecum is going to owe Hunter Pence dinner or naming rights to his first born or something after Pence made a remarkable diving grab to end the eighth and keep the no-no in tact. Lincecum also got some nifty help from Pablo Sandoval an inning earlier. It’s the Giants’ 14th no-hitter in franchise history and first since Matt Cain’s perfect game last year. Lincecum had 13 strikeouts, four walks and zero runs in nine innings. He probably took it easy on the high fives after the game. It took 148 pitches to achieve the feat. [MLB.com]
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