The Los Angeles Angels couldn’t have given a better tribute to late teammate Tyler Skaggs than they did on Friday night.

In the first home game since the 27-year-old pitcher’s death, the Angels had a beautiful pregame ceremony which featured Tyler’s mother Debbie throwing out the first pitch and included a moment of silence.

Images of Skaggs and his No. 45 were featured throughout the stadium, and the entire Angels’ team wore No. 45 Skaggs jerseys.

Mike Trout hit a 454-foot homer in the No. 45 jersey on the very first pitch he saw.

And then the Angels’ pitchers went on to throw a combined no-hitter. Yes, really- Taylor Cole (2 innings) and Félix Peña (7 innings) combined to throw the 11th no-hitter in Angels history, in a 13-0 Angels win over the Seattle Mariners.

Absolutely incredible.

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