Record Breaker: Pitcher Phillies Michael Lorenzen Throws No-Hitter in 7-0 Victory Against Nationals

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher, with notable MLB record, emerges as a key player. Michael Lorenzen’s historic achievement in his second team start demands attention.

Lorenzen threw the 14th no-hitter. A dazzling performance for sure, as Philadelphia Phillies beat Washington Nationals on Wednesday.

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Michael Lorenzen started the ninth inning. As he walked to the mound, the fans roared for him to throw a no-hitter. Fueled by the passion of his fans, Lorenzen made a cool moment in the history of his baseball career.

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The 31-year-old pitcher struck out five. He walked four and then improved to 2-0. The Philadelphia Phillies acquired Lorenzen from Detroit. This trade proved to be an exceptional moment in the team’s history. Lorenzen has now become the fifth pitcher in MLB. And the second player since 1900 to complete a no-hitter. And that too with a new team in his home debut.

Surely, the Phillies grew wild afterward! The 14th no-hitter was a key moment in the Philadelphia Phillies’ history as it led to a 7-0 win over Washington Nationals. The exceptional performance on Wednesday from Lorenzen led to cheerful moments of celebration.

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The Philadelphia Phillies wildly cheered for their newest teammate. They consider him to have settled into a near-perfection zone. Ever since Lorenzen was acquired from Detroit, the team members keep calling him out as a “great trade.” They kept chanting these words. And the team clapped and laughed as Dave Dombrowski shook hands with Lorenzen.

Kyle Schwarber and Rhys Hoskins were the leading Phillies to praise Lorenzen for this victory.

If we take a recap, Lorenzen retired Lane Thomas to open the ninth. Then he struck out Joey Meneses looking.

He considers going out there for the ninth to be the coolest moment in his career.

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Lorenzen heard the fans go wild, and he complied with their demands. This was the energy that boosted his performance on Wednesday’s game.

The crowd of 30,406 supporters burst into wild passion when Lorenzen induced a pop-up. Lorenzen got Dominic Smith, Nationals first baseman, to fly out to Johan Rojas, the center fielder.

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Thus Lorenzen completed the no-hitter.

He ended up with 124 pitches, ending his first career complete game. All this was done in just 2 hours and 9 minutes.

Lorenzen now passes Griffin Canning, the Los Angeles Angles right-hander, for the most thrown by any pitcher in this season.

Lorenzen stood on the mound. He raised his arms in triumph. And then jumped into the waiting arms of a cheering J.T Realmuto.

The teammates were not slow in joining the celebration as Lorenzen flipped his cap backward. The teammates mobbed him in a rowdy celebration.

Lorenzen’s mother and wife were proud of his performance, as was evident by their individual celebration in the stands.

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As Cheryl and Cassi wept, with Cassi holding June, their 9-month-old daughter. Lorenzen couldn’t wait to join his family. He later held his baby on the field, and he smooched her on her cheek.

Meanwhile, the teammates lingered near the dugout. They continued the series of high-fives and more hugs. This was indeed a rare sight after the team appeared at Citizens Bank Park last October. During the Phillies’ run to the World Series.

Michel Lorenzen now proves that he can help the Phillies break more MLB records. Lorenzen can play a key role in leading the team back to the postseason.

The Philadelphia Phillies acquired Lorenzen to stabilize their rotation. The right-hander was supposed to do this as the Philadelphia Phillies battled the Giants for the top wild-card spot.

Lorenzen pushed his pitch count to a high point. So now it was questionable whether manager Rob Thomson would let him finish the game.

But Lorenzen kept the ball for himself. Instead, he became the first pitcher of the Phillies to throw a no-hitter. This was an exceptional feat events since Cole Hamels completed a no-hitter on July 25, 2015. Hamels retired just last week after this brilliant performance against the Cubs.

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Rob Thomson said that he talked to Michael after the seventh. He told the right-hander that he just had 20 pitches left.

Lorenzen should have better get “quick outs,” as Thomson told him.

And after a couple of innings early, Lorenzen made quick work of the Nationals.

The Philadelphia Phillies hadn’t thrown a complete game this season. The 14 no-hitters included Roy Halladay’s performance against Cincinnati on Oct 6, 2010.

Lorenzen was an All-Star for the Tigers. He threw eight innings of two-run balls in his debut last week with the Philadelphia Phillies.

The Philadelphia Phillies are expecting more victories from Lorenzen. And Lorenzen is relying on his work and hopes that his hard work is going to pay off in the end.

Indeed it is a great moment of celebration for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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The Philadelphia Phillies homered Nick Castellanos twice in order to reach 200 for his career.

Weston Wilson homered in his first major league plate appearance. And after almost 2,900 at-bats in minor leagues.

Wilson turns 29 next month. He was greeted by Bryce Harper when he reached the top step of the dugout. His family cheered on the newest Philadelphia Phillies from their place in the stands.

The Nationals now send Patrick Corbin against Philadelphia Phillies Aaron Nola.

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