Breaking down Mariners' 6 no-hitters

Paxton's no-no in Toronto the franchise's first on road

March 13th, 2019

The Mariners have thrown six no-hitters in franchise history after left-hander no-hit the Blue Jays in Toronto. Four of those have come since 2012. Here's a look at each Mariners no-hitter, including a combined effort on June 8, 2012.

James Paxton: May 8, 2018 vs. Blue Jays The 29-year-old left-hander was brilliant in a 99-pitch no-hitter of the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Paxton, a native of Canada, tossed the first road no-hitter in franchise history. He struck out seven and walked three. His final pitch of the game -- a fastball to Josh Donaldson that resulted in a groundout to third -- was 99 mph, according to Statcast™.

: Aug. 12, 2015 vs. Orioles Nearly three years to the day of King Felix's no-no, Iwakuma struck out seven and walked three in a 3-0 victory over Baltimore at Safeco Field, becoming the second Japanese pitcher after Hideo Nomo (1996, 2001) to toss a no-hitter in the Majors. It was also the first complete game of Iwakuma's Major League career.

: Aug. 15, 2012 vs. Rays
Hernandez tossed the third no-hitter in Safeco Field history -- and the second perfect game in the ballpark (Philip Humber, CWS, 2012) -- when he silenced Tampa Bay in dominant fashion. The righty struck out 12 and walked none on 113 pitches.

Kevin Millwood, Charlie Furbush, , , , Tom Wilhelmsen: June 8, 2012 vs. Dodgers
Millwood started and went six innings, and Furbush (2/3 innings), Pryor (1/3), Luetge (1/3), League (2/3) and Wilhelmsen (one) combined to no-hit the Dodgers in the third Interleague no-hitter (there have since been three others) and first Mariners no-hitter at Safeco Field; Humber tossed the first no-hitter (a perfect game) at the ballpark on April 21 of that season. Millwood walked one and struck out six before exiting after 68 pitches due to a groin strain. The six pitchers used in the no-hitter tied an MLB record.

Chris Bosio: April 22, 1993 vs. Red Sox
Bosio blanked the Red Sox for the second no-hitter in four seasons at the Kingdome, a 7-0 Seattle victory. The 30-year-old right-hander walked two and struck out four, needing only 97 pitches to complete the feat.

Randy Johnson: June 2, 1990 vs. Tigers
The Big Unit recorded the first no-hitter in franchise history when he blanked Detroit at the Kingdome in a 2-0 victory. Then 26 years old, Johnson still struggled with his control, entering that game with a 4.54 career ERA. Though he walked six batters and needed 138 pitches, the performance was a sign of things to come in his brilliant career, which would include five Cy Young Awards, the all-time record for strikeouts by a left-handed pitcher (4,875) and induction into the Hall of Fame.