There's a lot going on in the world -- religiously, culturally, and politically, the things I often comment on. But on a morning when I just didn't know what to say, a gift was handed to me.
Last night rookie pitcher Chris Heston, a player who wasn't even on the Giants radar as being a mainstay of their rotation at the beginning of the year, threw the first no-hitter of the year. He is the first Giant rookie to throw a no-hitter in more than a century, and its only the 17th no-hitter in franchise history. He has been a godsend for the Giants, who are awaiting two veteran pitchers to come off the Disabled List. He's had a few bad games, but most of the time he's been great, and last night he was near perfect (with the exception of those three hit batsmen!). Oh, there's another kicker to this -- two other young players, Matt Duffy and Joe Panik, each contributed a home run. And did I report that Heston had two singles, one of which drove in two runs.
So today for my meditation I want to celebrate Chris Heston and his No Hitter! Go Giants!