On Saturday, Houston Astros pitchers Aaron Sanchez, Will Harris, Joe Biagini and Chris Devenski combined to no-hit the Seattle Mariners. The Astros beat the Mariners 9-0 (box score) at Minute Maid Park.
The no-hitter was the 12th in Astros history and first since Mike Fiers no-hit the Dodgers in 2015.
Sanchez, in his debut with Houston after Blue Jays, threw six innings of no-hit baseball. The right-hander gave up two walks and struck out six Seattle batters. Sanchez was a woeful 3-14 with a 6.07 ERA during 23 starts with the Jays prior to the trade.from the
Harris took over and continued the no-hitter with a hitless seven inning, only allowing one walk. Biagini, another trade deadline acquisition from the Blue Jays making his debut for the Astros, put up another hitless inning, giving up one walk while striking one in the eighth inning. Devenski closed out the ninth inning by retiring the side.
Saturday was the second combined no-hitter in franchise history. The other one came on June 11, 2003 when Roy Oswalt, Pete Muro, Kirk Saarloos, Brad Lidge, Octavio Dotel and Billy Wagner combined to throw a no-hitter against the Yankees.