Texas Rangers notes regarding Colby Lewis' complete game on Thursday at Oakland

-- Colby Lewis is the 5th Rangers starter to pitch at least 8.0 no-hit innings and lose a no-hitter:

8.2 IP-Yu Darvish, April 2, 2013 at Houston (Marwin Gonzalez 1B)

8.1 IP-Charlie Hough, June 16, 1986 at California (Wally Joyner 1B)

8.1 IP-Nolan Ryan, April 23, 1989 at Toronto (Nelson Liriano 3B)

8.1 IP-Nolan Ryan, August 10, 1989 vs. Detroit (Dave Bergman 1B)

8.0 IP-Colby Lewis, June 16, 2016 at Oakland (Max Muncy 2B)

Rangers have also lost 2 combined no-hit efforts in the 9th inning: 8.1 IP on August 23, 2010 vs. Minnesota and 8.0 IP on September 3, 2002 at Baltimore

--The 2-hitter matched the low-hit CG of Lewis' career, 9/11/15 vs. OAK and 6/19/10 at HOU…It was his 4th career complete game SHO.

--Lewis retired the first 23 batters he faced before Yonder Alonso walked with 2 out in the 8th.

MOST CONSECUTIVE BATTERS RETIRED BY A RANGER STARTER TO BEGIN GAME

27-Kenny Rogers, July 28, 1994 vs. California (Perfect Game)

26-Yu Darvish, April 2, 2013 at Houston

23-Colby Lewis, June 16, 2016 at Oakland

22-Nolan Ryan, September 30, 1989 at California