Reds pitcher Wade Miley threw MLB’s fourth no-hitter of the season — and second in three days — on Friday. According to ESPN Stats & Info, it is solely the second time in league historical past that groups have pitched 4 no-nos earlier than the top of May, the final time occurring on May 5, 1917.
Miley carried an ideal sport into the sixth inning, strolling one and hanging out eight within the 114-pitch efficiency. And all of us have Miley’s 4-year-old son, Jeb, to thank for it.
After the sport, Miley credited Jeb for his no-hitter after the latter gave his father a short lived tattoo of the Hulk on his proper forearm.
“I’ve got to give a little shout-out, my son made me wear this Hulk tattoo on my forearm,” Miley stated. “I might have to get the real Hulk tattoo.”
Wade Miley’s son gave him a short lived Incredible Hulk tattoo.
Wade Miley then goes on to throw a no-hitter.
Coincidence? We suppose not. pic.twitter.com/nfXi5yCzAJ
— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) May 8, 2021
Here’s a closeup of the tattoo in query. Enhance:
According to ESPN Stats & Info, Miley turned solely the second pitcher in MLB historical past to toss a no-hitter for his profession seventh group. The solely participant to attain that feat earlier than him was the Marlins’ Edinson Volquez in 2017. Also — flip away, Indians followers — Cleveland is the third group in MLB historical past to see two no-hitters earlier than June, following the 1917 White Sox and 1884 Alleghenys.
You might say Cleveland was . . . smashed.