Miles Mikolas


Cardinals’ Miles Mikolas was just strike away from no-hitter

ST. LOUIS — It’s been 21 years since the St. Louis Cardinals pitched a no-hitter. Miles Mikolas needed one more strike. The right-hander didn’t give up a hit until Cal Mitchell doubled with two outs in the ninth inning Tuesday night, and the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 to sweep a doubleheader. “I’m a little over it. I mean it stinks, to get that close and then kind of come up empty-handed,” Mikolas said. “That’s a great outing. I’ll be real proud that I gave the bullpen kind of another night off. I know we need it with the doubleheader....

Cardinals: Near no-hitter shows Miles Mikolas is one of best pitchers in MLB

A near no-hitter on Tuesday underscores that St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Miles Mikolas is one of the best pitchers in baseball. Through 8.2 innings on Tuesday, St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Miles Mikolas held the Pittsburgh Pirates hitless. Then with one swing of the bat, with two strikes, Cal Mitchell drove a ball over the outstretched arm of Harrison Bader in center field.

Miles Mikolas loses no-hitter on final out: Best tweets, memes, reactions

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas had the chance to record a no-hitter, but lost it on the final out of the game. Twitter just about lost it when it happened. On June 14, St. Louis Cardinals fans were almost about to watch history. Miles Mikolas entered the top of the ninth inning with the chance to record the franchise’s 10th no-hitter in history. The last time the Cardinals had one was in 2001 when Bud Smith accomplished the feat.

Cardinals' Miles Mikolas has no-hitter broken up one strike away: 'Deep down it kind of stinks'

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas was one strike away from throwing the 11th no-hitter in franchise history Tuesday night when it was broken up in the ninth inning. Mikolas had Pirates right fielder Cal Mitchell on 2-2- count when Mitchell connected on a pitch to center field. The ball went just beyond the outstretched arm of Harrison Bader and bounced over the fence for a ground-rule double.

Pirates no-hit by Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Miles Mikolas fell one strike short of a no-hitter for the St. Louis Cardinals against Pittsburgh when Cal Mitchell doubled with two outs in the ninth inning Tuesday night.Mitchell drove a 2-2 curveball just over the head of Gold Glove center fielder Harrison Bader. The ball bounced on the warning track 383 feet from home plate and over the wall in straightaway center for a ground-rule double.The hit came on the 129th pitch from Mikolas, a career high. He was lifted right after that for Packy Naughton, who closed out a 9-1 victory over the Pirates...