The velocity chart from Homer Bailey’s no-hitter is pretty nuts

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Courtesy of the outstanding Brooks Baseball, here’s the velocity chart from Homer Bailey’s no-hitter last night against the Pirates. It’s pretty bananas.

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Gee, think he knew he had a no-hitter going?

(Hat-tip to Jack Moore of CBSSports.com and FanGraphs for bringing it to my attention)

Michael Fulmer underwent surgery on his right knee

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MLB.com’s Jason Beck reports that Tigers starter Michael Fulmer underwent successful surgery to repair the meniscus in his right knee. The Tigers expect Fulmer to be ready for spring training next year.

Fulmer, 25, threw just five pitches in his start against the Indians on Friday before being removed with what at the time was called right knee inflammation. The right-hander ends 2018 with a 3-12 record, a 4.69 ERA, and a 110/46 K/BB ratio in 132 1/3 innings.

Fulmer will enter his first of four years of arbitration eligibility after the season. The Tigers likely would have considered trading him during the offseason but his poor season and knee woes will keep him in Detroit for the time being.