Schmidt loses no hit bid in the 8th.

 

Jay Payton singled with one out in the 8th to break up Jason Schmidt’s no-hitter. Schmidt completed the game as a one hit shutout to out duel Carl Pavano for the 1-0 victory in Seattle. Pavano thru a gem himself allowing one run on 6 hits but ran into the buzsaw of Schmidt. The only run of the game scored in the 5th when Rocco Baldelli led off with a triple and Ichiro Suzuki followed with a single to drive in the lone run. Schmidt finished the game allowing just the one hit and walking one while striking out 6.

 

Submitted by Chris Speer.