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Athletics' Mike Fiers throws second no-hitter of career

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Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers pitched the second no-hitter of his career in a win against the Cincinnati Reds.
May 8 (UPI) — Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers pitched the second no-hitter of his career in a win over the Cincinnati Reds.
Fiers needed 131 pitches to complete the gem in the 2-0 shutout of the Reds on Tuesday at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland.
„It was no fun for me once he got past 120 pitches. I promise you that,“ Athletics manager Bob Melvin told reporters.
„But he deserved it. Even after the walks, his stuff looked good after that. I really didn’t think after the seventh he would have enough pitches to get through that game. Pretty amazing stuff.“
Fiers, 33, began the game by getting Joey Votto, Eugenio Suarez and Jesse Winker out in order in the first inning.

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