Rays trade Andriese to D-backs for 2 players: undefined
July 21, 2008
Diamondback left-hander Randy Johnson becomes the first major leaguer to collect 2,000 strikeouts for two different teams. The Arizona southpaw, who fanned 2,162 batters pitching for the Mariners from 1989-98, whiffs Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez to earn the distinction.
June 26, 2010
Needing 149 pitches to accomplish the feat, Edwin Jackson no-hits the Rays at Tropicana Field, 1-0. The Diamondbacks’ right-hander walks eight batters and hits another en route to joining Randy Johnson as the second pitcher in franchise history to throw a no-hitter.
May 18, 2004
At the age of 40, Randy Johnson becomes the oldest pitcher to ever throw a perfect game when the Diamondbacks beat the Braves, 2-0. Johnson joins Cy Young, Jim Bunning, Hideo Nomo, and Nolan Ryan as the only pitchers to throw no-hitters in both leagues and creates the longest time span between no-no’s, having first accomplished the feat against the Tigers in June of 1990.