Ervin Santana Pitches No-Hitter Against the Indians

6 years 9 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, July 27 2011 Jul 27, 2011 Wednesday, July 27, 2011 6:52:00 PM CDT July 27, 2011 in Baseball
Source: AP
By: Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Ervin Santana pitched the first no-hitter for the Angels in nearly 27 years, striking out 10 and leading Los Angeles over the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Wednesday.

Santana allowed only two runners -- there was an error on the leadoff batter in the first inning and a walk in the eighth.

Santana was in control the whole way while throwing the Angels' first solo no-hitter since Mike Witt pitched a perfect game on Sept. 30, 1984. Angels pitchers Mark Langston (7 innings) and Mike Witt (2) combined on a no-hitter on April 11, 1990, in a 1-0 win against Seattle.

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