MLB will not acknowledge Bumgarner’s distinctive no-hitter
By the technical definition of the time period, Madison Bumgarner threw a no-hitter for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. It is not going to go down that means within the MLB document books, although.
The Diamondbacks and Atlanta Braves performed a doubleheader on Sunday, and underneath the league’s present guidelines, it meant each video games could be seven innings lengthy. Bumgarner began the second sport and threw a seven-inning full sport, permitting no hits or walks and putting out seven. He truly confronted the minimal variety of batters potential, as Ozzie Albies reached on a throwing error within the second inning earlier than being erased on a double play.
The Braves handled Bumgarner’s gem as a no-hitter, however the league is not going to. Beneath MLB guidelines, a seven inning no-hitter doesn’t rely as an official no-hitter.