Another day, another no-hitter and perfect game.
Felix Hernandez became the sixth (or more appropriately, the 11th) pitcher to throw a no-hitter and the third to throw a perfect game this year. He also threw the 278th no-hitter and 23rd perfect game in Major League Baseball history.
Hernandez joins the likes of Phil Humber, Jered Weaver, Johan Santana, Kevin Millwood, Charlie Furbush, Stephen Pryor, Lucas Luetge, Brandon League, Tom Wilhelmson, and Matt Cain, as the latest members of this exclusive club.
The question arises? Who pitched the greatest no-hitter this year? The best perfect game?
This ranking will determine who pitched the best no-hitter and the best perfect game so far this year. Criteria for the no-hitter is number of pitches and baserunners, and perfect game is number of pitches, in particular, the least amount of balls, and most strikeouts.
Without further delay...