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Former GreenJacket tosses no-hitter

...After the final one, catcher Eli Whiteside came rushing with a hug, followed moments later by all their teammates. The Big Unit himself was quick to congratulate his fellow southpaw. Sanchez had a five-start winless stretch earlier this season...
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300-game winner Johnson retires

SAN FRANCISCO --- Randy Johnson is retiring after 22 major league seasons. The Big Unit, an overpowering lefty who last June became the 24th pitcher to win 300 games, made the announcement Tuesday on a conference...
Randy Johnson wins No. 299, Giants top Braves 6-3

...Johnson (4-4) retired the Braves' first nine hitters and 15 of the first 16 in a performance reminiscent of the Big Unit in his inimitable prime, although the 45-year-old left-hander has less power and more precision these days. The...
Reavie wins Canadian Open

...up the Small Unit moniker in a joking reference to Randy Johnson, the 6-foot-10 Diamondbacks pitcher known as the Big Unit. Also in contrast to Johnson, Reavie relies on finesse rather than power. The short-hitter was on the mark in the...
Glavine's on verge of joining elite club

...the underlying factor in this." Following Glavine's 299, Randy Johnson is next on the win list with 284. But the Big Unit, who turns 44 in September, is scheduled for back surgery this week and is out for the season. "Randy Johnson is there...

...also have expressed interest. Baseball It's official: Big Unit is headed to Arizona In Phoenix, the Arizona Dia-mondbacks...back. The Diamondbacks announced that they reacquired the Big Unit in a trade with the New York Yan-kees, one day after...
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Hall likely to pass on McGwire

...took his physical Monday, and the Arizona Diamondbacks scheduled a news conference today as their deal to reacquire the Big Unit from the New York Yankees neared completion. Gwynn[CAPTION] McGwire[CAPTION] Ripken
Johnson headed back to Arizona

...reached a tentative agreement Thursday on a trade that would send Randy Johnson back to Arizona, a move that allows the Big Unit's agents to get him a contract extension. Arizona would send relief pitcher Luis Vizcaino to the Yankees along with...
Tigers get to Beckett early in win

...Posada added a solo shot, helping the AL East-leading Yankees gain a four-game split against a longtime nemesis. The Big Unit outpitched John Lackey for his 276th win and surpassed 4,500 strikeouts, becoming only the third pitcher to hit the...
Johnson tossed as Yankees triumph

...2002. Indians starter Jason Johnson couldn't equal The Big Unit in a matchup of Johnson vs. Johnson, and Cleveland's...Perez came to the plate with one out and nobody on. The Big Unit threw his first pitch way inside, and Perez pointed his...