Here is a fun fact about the Cubs:
Back on Sept. 14, 2008, Cubs right-hander Carlos Zambrano tossed a no-hitter against the Astros. It was the Cubs' first no-no since Milt Pappas held the Padres hitless in 1972.
With that gem against Houston, Zambrano -- whose nickname was Big Z -- became the first pitcher with a last name that starts with Z to throw a no-no (Jordan Zimmermann made it two with his no-no for the Nats in '14).
But the weirdest part of this game was its location. Due to Hurricane Ike, the series had to be relocated, with the Astros serving as the "home team" at Miller Park. As a result, Zambrano's no-no was the first neutral-site no-hitter, per the Elias Sports Bureau.