Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/19/14
On Sunday in Miami, the final day of the 2013 regular season, something magical happened. Henderson Alvarez threw nine no-hit innings for the Marlins against the Tigers. There was just one problem as Alvarez left the mound in the ninth inning: the game wasn't over yet, because the Marlins hadn't scored a run. In the bottom of the ninth and Luke Putkonen on the mound for Detroit, Giancarlo Stanton singled with one out. Logan Morrison followed with a single of his own, and both runners moved up 90 feet after a wild pitch by Putkonen. Adeiny Hechavarria grounded out for the second out of the inning, and Putkonen walked Chris Coghlan to load the bases with two outs for pinch hitter Greg Dobbs. And of course, in total Marlins fashion, they won the game without even a swing of the bat from Dobbs - because Putkonen threw a wild pitch on the first pitch of the at bat, allowing Stanton to score the winning run, handing Miami the win and Alvarez a no-hitter. The no-hitter is the ...

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