MLB’s First No-Hitter of 2008

So I turned on the Astros game last night and they were losing to the Cubs. But then something spectacular happened: ESPN cutaway to Boston for the Redsox-Royals game. Boston Pitcher Jon Lester was a few outs away from throwing the first no-hitter of 2008, and the first by a Redsox southpaw in more than 50 years. And if you didn’t know Jon Lester’s story before the no-hitter, it’s a good one.

Here’s how it unfolded:

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