To celebrate Opening Day 2012 (screw you Japan and Wednesday Night Baseball, Opening Day is Thursday), I wanted to share with you guys a story written by our broadcaster. Last year, Rays phenom Matt Moore pitched a No-Hitter in AA, the first in the Southern League since Tommy Hanson did it for Mississippi in 2008. It being a special event and occurring at the AA level, there was a degree of access and availability that you normally don't see at the MLB level.
Below is a link to the story that will appear in our 2012 programs. Hopefully it sheds some light on what goes on before, during, and after a no-hitter from the team's perspective: