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No one better: Why Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter was MLB's all-time best
No one better: Why Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter was MLB's all-time best

Belly up and plant a flag, because there's no way of settling this debate. Still, it doesn't mean that an argument can't be made that Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday provided baseball with its greatest pitching performance. Not this season, but ever. As in the history of the game. Impossible to prove? Sure, but not to argue. It's all subjective, especially when you mix eras and different ballparks. But consider this: Kershaw no-hit the Rockies while striking out 15 and not walking a single batter. There have been 283 no-hitters in baseball history, but Kershaw is the only one to have at least 15 strikeouts and no walks. Only one other pitcher has even thrown a...

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