Found June 09, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
The Mariners used six pitchers to no-hit the Dodgers in Seattle on Friday for the 10th combined no-hitter in MLB history. Mariners reliever Tom Wilhelm came in to pitch the 9th for the save, and his inning involved a controversy. Dodgers shortstop and leadoff hitter Dee Gordon was the first batter of the inning, and he was called out on a close play at first. Gordon was jammed and hit a broken-bat flare to shortstop Brendan Ryan who threw onto first. It was a bang-bang play at the bag, the kind where the “tie goes to the runner” rule generally applies, but Gordon was called out. In the screencap above, it appears as if Gordon’s foot touched the bag just before the ball arrived in first baseman Justin Smoak’s mitt. On the edge of the shot on the right side, you can see the ball just entering the frame while Gordon’s foot looks like it’s on the bag. While I don’t believe in rules being bent or favors being done so pitchers can achieve milestones like no-hitters and perfect games, ...
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