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Spencer Turnbull celebrates with his girlfriend after his no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners. Photo: Steph Chambers/Getty Images

Spencer Turnbull tossed the fifth no-hitter of the MLB season on Tuesday night in Seattle, baffling the Mariners in Detroit's 5-0 win.

By the numbers: The five no-hitters through May 18 match the 1917 season for the most in baseball history by that date.

  • The Mariners and Indians have both been no-hit twice, and there have been 10 games this season in which a pitcher took a no-hitter into at least the seventh inning.
  • Through 43 games, the Mariners are hitting an atrocious .199 as a team — and yet they're still a respectable 21-22.

The backdrop: Turnbull threw 117 pitches, 77 for strikes, while fanning nine batters and walking two.

  • The 28-year-old, once best known for going 3-17 in 2019, had never lasted more than seven innings in any of his previous 49 starts.
  • "It's just surreal," Turnbull said. "I don't have words right now. Probably the best day in my life."

🎥 Highlight: Like seemingly every no-hitter, there was a tremendous defensive play that kept it alive. Shoutout to third baseman Jeimer Candelario for making Turnbull's dreams come true with this stop.

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A heat wave is bringing unprecedented high temperatures to the Pacific Northwest — a region of the country typically cooled by the ocean, rather than central air conditioning. The heat will begin Friday and last into early next week.

Why it matters: The heat wave will shatter monthly and all-time temperature records in the Pacific Northwest. Some of the records could break the old milestones by several degrees.

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A massive search-and-rescue operation is underway after a portion of a 12-story residential building in Surfside, Florida, collapsed at approximately 1:30 a.m. Thursday, according to AP.

The latest: Officials have accounted for 102 people who lived in the high-rise Champlain Towers South, but 99 people remained unaccounted for by midafternoon, said Mayor Daniella Levine Cava of Miami-Dade County at a press conference Thursday afternoon.

Biden strikes infrastructure deal with bipartisan group of senators

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Why it matters: The agreement on the size and scope of an infrastructure package is a major achievement for Biden, who has long been a proponent of bipartisanship, but the compromise still faces serious hurdles in the House and Senate.