..and twelve days before that Hawkins threw the no-hitter in a game he lost to the Sox
. MLB later took away his no-no because he did not pitch nine innings. He did not pitch nine because his outfield could not catch a fly ball or two and his offense could not score any runs. There was no reason for the Sox to hit in the Ninth.
This just in from the newswires: The Anti-Trust Division of the US Department of Justice has announced that whenever Sale take The Bump, it is unfair competition in violation of various federal and state laws. However, he is not being prosecuted because it is so ****in awesome to watch him do his craft.