A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports:
• The span between no-hitters by Randy Johnson (May 18, 2004) and Anibal Sanchez (Wednesday night) was the longest in major league history. Two players participated in the two games that book-ended that gap: Luis Gonzalez and Chad Tracy.
• Sanchez's no-hitter was the fourth by the Marlins in the last 11 seasons (along with Al Leiter in 1996, Kevin Brown in 1997 and A.J. Burnett in 2001). ...