Tampa Bay’s Matt Garza throws the fifth no-hitter of 2010
ST. PETERSBURG - JULY 26: Pitcher Matt Garza #22 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the game at Tropicana Field on July 26, 2010 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Gaza pitched the Tampa Bay Rays first no-hitter to beat the Detroit Tigers 5-0.
String of zeroes
The numbers tell the story after Matt Garza throws the first no-hitter in Rays history on July 26, 2010 at Tropicana Field. It was the season's fifth no-hitter.
Saving the day
Rays right fielder Ben Zobrist makes a leaping catch on a fly ball by Detroit's Danny Worth in the third inning.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland gives second-base umpire Marty Foster a piece of his mind after being ejected in the third inning for arguing the call on B.J. Upton's steal of second.
Tigers starter Max Scherzer, who entered Monday's game with a 7-7 record and an ERA of more than 4.00, no-hits the Rays for 5-2/3 innings, striking out eight.
First hit's a doozy
Matt Joyce is congratulated by Ben Zobrist and Carl Crawford after getting the first hit of the game — a two-out grand slam in the sixth inning.
That'll leave a bad taste
Scherzer reacts after giving up the grand slam to Joyce.
Game of his life
Garza, a 26-year-old who entered the season with 27 career wins, allows only a second-inning walk to the Tigers.
Detroit All-Star Miguel Cabrera, who's among the AL leaders in all the Triple Crown categories, is kept in check in a 0-for-3 night.
In the zone
Garza sits alone in the dugout between the eighth and ninth innings.
Finally it's our turn
Garza is mobbed by his teammates, who have had a no-hitter and a perfect game thrown against them this season.
Here's a souvenir
Garza gets the game ball from pitcher Rafael Soriano as pitching coach Jim Hickey looks on.
Evan Longoria gives Garza a cream pie in the face as he is interviewed after his no-hitter.