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Joe Musgrove throws first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history

Former Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Joe Musgrove has a 2-0 record and 0.00 ERA over his first two starts this season, his first with the San Diego Padres. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
Former Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Joe Musgrove has a 2-0 record and 0.00 ERA over his first two starts this season, his first with the San Diego Padres. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo

April 9 (UPI) -- Right-hander Joe Musgrove has tossed the first no-hitter in the 53-year history of the San Diego Padres.

The 28-year-old Musgrove accomplished the historic feat during the Padres' 3-0 win over the Texas Rangers on Friday night at Globe Life Field.

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Musgrove struck out 10 and walked none in the outing, allowing only one Rangers player, Joey Gallo, to reach base on a hit by pitch in the fourth inning. He threw 112 pitches -- with 77 of those being strikes -- and induced 13 swings-and-misses.

Entering Friday night's matchup against the Rangers, the Padres were the only remaining MLB team without a no-hitter. Musgrove, a native of San Diego County, snapped the club's streak of regular-season games without a no-hitter at 8,206.

Musgrove, who previously played for the Houston Astros and Pittsburgh Pirates, is 2-0 with a flawless 0.00 ERA over his first two starts for the Padres this season.

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