San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum threw the second no-hitter of the 2013 season, blanking the San Diego Padres 9-0 tonight. It took 148 pitches, as Lincecum struck out thirteen Padres while walking four.
Hunter Pence made a spectacular diving catch on a line drive to end the eighth inning.
The last Giants no-hitter was thrown by Matt Cain just last season.
– 15th in Giants franchise history.
– 2nd of the 2013 season.
– 281st in Major League Baseball history.
– First no-hitter to take place at Petco Park.