BC-BBN-Dodgers-Padres, 4th Ld-Writethru, 820 Buehler, Dodgers' bullpen combine to no-hit Padres in MexicoAP Photo MXEV132, MXEV133, MXEV134, MXEV131, MXEV137, MXEV140, MXEV135, MXEV136, MXEV138, MXEV124, MXEV123, MXEV120, MXEV121Eds: Dodgers 4, Padres 0. Relievers Tony Cingrani, Dominican Yimi Garcia and Adam Liberatore combined for the franchises 23rd no-hitter in history at the Monterrey stadium.
Joey Lucchesi (3-2) allowed three runs and five hits as the last-place Padres dropped to 11-22.
Lauer (1-1) lost at Colorado in his major league debut on April 24 and did not get a decision when he started six days later at San Francisco. Chris Taylor and Puerto Ricos Enrique Hernandez hit back-to-back homers in the second inning under a torrential downpour as the Dodgers increased their lead over San Diego to three runs.
Per STATS, it's the first time in Major League Baseball history that a no-hitter and a 3,000th hit have taken place on the same day.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts isn't afraid to pull a young pitcher during a no-hitter.
Viviani pushes for second consecutive win as Dennis remains in lead
Cyclist ride during the last stage at the Giro d'Italia, near the Makhtesh Ramon Crater in Southern Israel on May 6, 2018. Racing at the Grand Tour will resume with a 198km stage from Catania to Caltagirone on Tuesday (May 8).
These dual accomplishments evoked memories of the day in 1985, too, when Rod Carew got his 3,000th hit and Tom Seaver won his 300th game.
Of the Dodgers 23 no-hitters in the team's storied history, just one (Friday's) has been combined. The Dodgers, meanwhile, are 9-4 in Maeda's last 13 starts after allowing two runs or less in their previous game and have banked 75 wins out of their last 102 games following a win.
While the Dodgers were offering zero hits to the Padres, an Angels future Hall-of-Famer was becoming the fourth player in Major League Baseball to hit 600 home runs and 3,000 hits in a career. Matt Kemp had a single on a popup to the shortstop in the first inning.
"I'm very happy with all the achievements that I'm getting", he said Friday.