Dean Chance threw his nine inning no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians at Cleveland Stadium (BBRef box). He was an excellent pitcher who had been acquired in the off-season, and as a former Cy Young Award winner (1964), he provided the Twins with an instant ace to pair with Jim Kaat.
|Dean Chance, W (17-9)||9||0||1||1||5||8||0||2.46||31||86||0.620||1.52||2.8|
You can see the tiny, little chart of best Twins starts at the link. Eric Milton's was a sterling 98, followed by Jack Kralick (89), then Scott Erickson (88), Chance (86), and finally Liriano (83) for their respective no-hitters.
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