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Old 11-01-2012, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post

Melido was the Sox's Opening Day starter in 1990. Later that year, on July 12, he threw a rain-shortened, unofficial no-hitter against the Yankees and Andy Hawkins.
..and twelve days before that Hawkins threw the no-hitter in a game he lost to the Sox. MLB later took away his no-no because he did not pitch nine innings. He did not pitch nine because his outfield could not catch a fly ball or two and his offense could not score any runs. There was no reason for the Sox to hit in the Ninth.

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