Patrick Schuster’s No-Hitter Streak Ends

Apr 29, 2009

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Mitchell High School Pitcher Patrick Schuster’s bid to tie the national record of six consecutive no-hitters fell short when he gave up a Double to Drew Doty in the third Inning yesterday.  Schuster had thrown four consecutive no-hitters prior to Doty’s hit.

Schuster did not have his good stuff working as he allowed three runs on three hits with five walks in five Innings.  He did manage five strikeouts, but Mitchell High was defeated in the Class 6A, District 7 tournament semifinals.

Schuster, who is committed to attend the University of Florida, grabbed national attention with his streak.  I’m sure he’s a little relieve to have the spotlight off of him.  For more details on Schuster check ou this St. Petersburg Times report by Staff Writer Joey Knight.

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4 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. 3rdStoneFromTheSun
    April 29th, 2009 at 12:29 pm #

    shame it ended, but a fantastic run

    hope he has a nice pro career

  2. LestersLegends
    April 29th, 2009 at 12:30 pm #

    Yeah, it will be cool if he becomes a top prospect and makes it to the bigs someday.

  3. Nomad
    May 8th, 2009 at 9:35 pm #

    that’s gotta be a rush to throw so many no-hitters in a row

  4. LestersLegends
    May 20th, 2009 at 3:17 pm #

    without a doubt

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