Red Sox starting pitcher James Paxton reflected on being the only Canadian player to ever throw a no-hitter in Canada.

This special moment took place against the Toronto Blue Jays back in 2018 when the now-Red Sox left-hander played for the Seattle Mariners. Paxton threw just 99 pitches in the history-making performance.

“That was an awesome moment, crazy moment. It was a crazy game,” Paxton told Tom Caron on an episode of the “TC & Company Podcast” released Thursday. “Honestly the defense was amazing. I remember saying after that game, it was more of a team no-hitter than just me. I felt like I pitched better the game before.

“They were making amazing plays out there behind me. I just had a lot of fun out there with those guys,” Paxton added. “What an experience doing it in Canada.”

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He gave most of the credit to the Mariners’ defense but is still proud of himself for not just throwing a no-hitter, but being the first to do so in such fashion.

The 34-year-old made his debut for Boston on May 12 after returning from Tommy John surgery. Paxton left listeners with this, “We can’t promise you results, but I can tell you this team is going to give it everything they’ve got every day out there.”

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