Wade Miley entered Friday’s game against the San Francisco Giants with a 2-7 record and a 6.41 ERA, but he proved the Dodgers weren’t ready to write him off.
Sometimes it’s all about finding a little inspiration where you least expect it. If you happen to be an avid baseball fan, you’ve probably already heard the story about Wade Miley and his no-hitter. But if you haven’t, let me fill you in on the story.
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Wade Miley and the Incredible Hulk will each find their names in the MLB history books in the future. At least Miley does, and he should ask the baseball association to give the Hulk credit as well. Miley, a former All-Star in his second year with the Reds, threw seven three-hit innings Friday. May, his first career no-hitter. The veteran attributed his performance to a fictional character known more for his rudeness than his intelligence.
The Incredible Hulk helped Wade Miley to a clean sweep
Wade’s son Miley gave him a temporary tattoo of the Incredible Hulk. Then Wade draws Miley a match. Coincidence? We don’t think so. pic.twitter.com/nfXi5yCzAJ – Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) May 8, 2021 COMPARED TO: UFC legend Georges St. Peter hates fighting, except in the Marvel-universe. Wade Miley took to the field with a tattoo of the Hulk on his forearm and made baseball history. Miley, 34, did not allow a hit in Friday night’s 3-0 win over the Cleveland Indians. In addition to his fourth no-hitter of the 2021 MLB season, Miley has gained much notoriety for his work with the Hulk. The Cincinnati Enquirer transcribed Miley’s post-game comments. Miley revealed that her 4-year-old son Jeb has a temporary tattoo of the Hulk on his forearm. Miley then suggested that her son and the Avengers may have helped her get a no-hitter. I put it on my shoulder to hide it. Jeb must have had it on my forearm. And that’s what we decided to do. He loves the Avengers and stuff, so I’m going. … I don’t have any muscles. I wrinkled my nose. But maybe it gave me strength, I don’t know. It was fun. Wade Miley Remember, Miley only wore a temporary tattoo. Is he maybe considering buying a real Hulk piece of art? I don’t know. I’m so scared of needles right now, I don’t even want to think about this tattoo, Miley said. I’ll try to get my wife to order as many Hulk tattoos as possible. Maybe I’ll just put them on for every launch – let [Jeb] do that.
Miley dominated her first career no-hitter
. COMPARED TO: Dwight Gooden played his no-hitter while his father was in the hospital for open heart surgery In each of her first five starts this year, Miley has thrown no more than six innings and no more than 100 pitches. Miley surpassed both figures in his 114-pitch no-hitter against the Indians. The veteran lefthander struckout eight Indians and allowed only one hit, second baseman Cesar Hernandez. Cleveland was without a base until the sixth inning, when Amed Rosario reached first base on an error. Miley then walked Hernandez with two outs before throwing a line drive to end the inning. Before Miley played the gem, no Reds pitcher had thrown a no-hitter since Homer Bailey at 2nd. July 2013, San Francisco Giants shutout.
Miley has had a long and successful career as apitcher
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Wade Miley threw his first career no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians. | Ron Schwane/Getty Images COMPARED TO: John Means missed a perfect game due to a bad catch, not a badline. The first no-hitter of Miley’s career continued the veteran pitcher’s comeback. The 34-year-old is 4-2 with a 2.00 ERA in six starts during the 2021 season. In six games during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, Miley was 0-3 with a 5.65 ERA. From 8. May 2021, Miley has an 89-87 record with a 4.18 ERA in 261 career games and 255 starts. Miley was an All-Star selection in 2012 and is averaging 2.08 earned points in five playoff games in his career. Like Sportscasting on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter @sportscasting19 .