Michael Lorenzen, acquired by the Philadelphia Phillies on the 2023 MLB Commerce Deadline threw a no-hitter in opposition to the Washington Nationals. That is solely the fourth no-hitter of the season and the primary of Lorenzen’s profession. The Phillies introduced him in hoping he may very well be a distinction maker, which he’s already proving to be.
Lorenzen is having among the best seasons of his profession and he was named to the All-Star group this yr. His 2023 ERA of three.48 made him a tempting goal that the Phillies could not cross up on him. That deal has already been vindicated with this historic efficiency that may decrease his ERA even additional.
Jomboy Media shared the ultimate pitch and ensuing celebration for the long-lasting sport on Twitter.
“Michael Lorenzen has thrown a 124 pitch no-hitter!” – Jomboy Media
That is clearly an exceedingly uncommon second within the sport, and it’s good to see it being handled as such. The final no-hitter thrown was courtesy of Framber Valdez of the Houston Astros.
“Lorenzen pitches a no-hitter for the #Phillies. The commerce is understanding fairly, fairly good for the Phillies. Unimaginable” – Bob Nightengale
Lorenzen and the Phillies alike are hopeful that this will add to their momentum as they pursue a playoff spot.
Michael Lorenzen proved himself with this no hitter, and hopes to show extra within the playoffs
Lorenzen was with the Detroit Tigers when he was named an All-Star, and he was shocked by the selection. This exhibits a degree of humility not usually seen from MLB pitchers. The Philadelphia Phillies definitely noticed this potential in him, which is why they acquired him.
The Washington Nationals had been on the improper facet of a profession spotlight tonight. If the Phillies are fortunate, this is not going to be the final unimaginable second Lorenzen helps them attain.