Maddux in 2009
Martínez on the field at Fenway Park in 2010
Nolan Ryan holds the record for no-hitters in the major leagues with seven.
Maddux pitching for the Braves in 1994
Martínez in 2004
Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax threw four no-hitters, including one perfect game, during his MLB career.
Jason Varitek caught four no-hitters during his MLB career.
Maddux pitching for the Cubs in 2006
Derek Lowe (left) and Pedro Martínez at the Red Sox World Series Victory Parade in 2004.
Mike Witt pitched in both a complete game no-hitter and a combined no-hitter.
Martínez pitching with the Mets
Bob Feller pitched the first (and to date only) Opening Day no-hitter, in 1940.
Maddux pitching for the Padres
Martínez with the Mets
Ken Johnson pitched a no-hitter in 1964 but was the losing pitcher of the game.
Maddux in the dugout in 2008
Martínez with Clearwater Threshers on July 26, 2009
Matt Young allowed no hits in a 1992 game that is not considered a no-hitter because he only pitched eight innings.
Martínez pitching during his brief stint with the Phillies in 2009
Rich Hill had a potential no-hitter broken up in extra innings in 2017.
Martínez speaking at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015
Justin Verlander threw his first two no-hitters for the Detroit Tigers, and more recently one for the Houston Astros.
Joe Musgrove pitched the most recent, and to date only, no-hitter for the San Diego Padres.
Len Barker's perfect game is the most recent no-hitter for the Cleveland Indians.

On May 28, 1995, he beat the Astros, losing a no-hitter on an eighth-inning home run to Jeff Bagwell.

- Greg Maddux

Unexpectedly, Martínez neutralized the Cleveland lineup with six no-hit innings for the win.

- Pedro Martínez

The other three pitchers who have accomplished this feat are Ferguson Jenkins, Curt Schilling, and Pedro Martínez.

- Greg Maddux

At the other end of the spectrum, there are nine 300-game winners—Grover Cleveland Alexander, Kid Nichols, Lefty Grove, Early Wynn, Steve Carlton, Don Sutton, Greg Maddux, Roger Clemens and Tom Glavine—who failed to pitch a no-hitter.

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Ferguson Jenkins, Greg Maddux and Curt Schilling had previously done likewise.

- Pedro Martínez

On June 3, 1995, Pedro Martínez of the Montreal Expos pitched nine perfect innings against the San Diego Padres before giving up a hit in the tenth and exiting the game, which the Expos then won, 1–0.

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Maddux in 2009

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The Montreal Expos (Les Expos de Montréal) were a Canadian professional baseball team based in Montreal, Quebec.

The Montreal Expos (Les Expos de Montréal) were a Canadian professional baseball team based in Montreal, Quebec.

A game at Jarry Park, 1969
Andrés Galarraga, pictured here in 2002, also played with the Expos from 1985 to 1991.
The Expos, wearing their powder blue road uniforms, face the St. Louis Cardinals in 1991
Omar Minaya was the first Latin American-born general manager in MLB history.
Panoramic view taken prior to an Expos game at Olympic Stadium in 2004.
Youppi! prior to a game
A fan calls for a return of the Expos during the Jays-Reds exhibition series at Olympic Stadium in 2015.
Expos banner hanging at the Bell Centre

Three pitchers threw four no-hitters: Bill Stoneman (twice), Charlie Lea, and Dennis Martínez, who pitched the 13th official perfect game in Major League Baseball history.

In, DeShields was sent to Los Angeles in exchange for Pedro Martínez; the deal was initially pilloried by the Montreal Gazette and other local publications as a move designed to save money rather than improve the ball club.

Montreal won two out of three games in the series, including a late-game victory in the opener over future-Hall-of-Fame pitcher Greg Maddux that the players viewed as the turning point of their season.