The pitcher, who allowed 8 walks with 7 walks and 1 hit ball, won 5 scoreless innings without getting a hit. The Toronto Blue Jays dedicated the victory to St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Jack Flaherty (28).
Flaherty started in the 2023 Major League home game against Toronto 메이저놀이터,held at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, USA on the 2nd (Korean time), giving up 8 walks with 7 walks and 1 hit ball in 5 innings, but striking out 4 without a hit. blocked with no loss. According to ‘MLB.com’ Sarah Reims, on that day, Flaherty became the 16th pitcher since 1901 to record a no-hitter while giving up seven or more walks.
Flaherty was the winning pitcher in his first appearance of the season as St. Louis won 4-1. After his debut in 2017, it was a game that allowed the most walks and walks, but he won the starter with 5 innings and no hitters.
Flaherty struggled with extreme difficulty from the first inning. After two outs, he allowed three consecutive walks to Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Dalton Basho, and Matt Chapman, and was driven to the bases loaded crisis, but struck out Brandon Belt with a high fastball, swinging and passing the first inning.
In the second inning, Danny Jansen walked and Cavan Vizio got on base with a hit ball, starting with 1st and 2nd base safely. However, he overcame the crisis by catching Kevin Kiermeier with a fly ball from center fielder and then inducing George Springer to double play on third base.
In the third episode, Flaherty’s ‘balling’ continued. He gave consecutive walks to Beau Bisset and Guerrero, and started the inning with 1st and 2nd bases safely, but struck out the next 3 batters. He ended the inning by striking out the belt once again with a miss.
In the 4th inning, he gave up one walk, but Flaherty, who hit the remaining 3 batters, succeeded in the first three-way inning of the game in the 5th inning. With a total of 95 pitches, the ratio of strikes (49) and balls (46) was similar. After the game, Flaherty said, “Seven walks are not pitches. In the long run, there is nothing good,” he reflected on his hunting.
After one out in the seventh inning, Toronto broke the no-hitter silence with a right-handed hit to St. Louis reliever Andre Palante. He scored 1 point with 8 consecutive walks and wild throws, but was blocked with 3 sporadic hits and lost 1-4 to St. Louis.
Toronto won 10-9 by exploding 19 hits in the opening game, but lost the second game with 11 walks and silence on the batting line. The first hitter, Springer, who hit hard with 5 hits and 1 RBI in the opening game, cooled down this day with no hits and 2 strikeouts in 5 at bats.