May 18, 2002: Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez begins the game against the Seattle Mariners with three strikeouts on nine pitches.
The run started with a strikeout of Ichiro Suzuki, and Martinez continued it by retiring Mack McLemore and Ruben Sierra on consecutive pitches.
It was the 18th Immaculate Inning in MLB history.
Martinez finished the game with one earned run on six hits. He went 20-4 with a 2.26 ERA for the year and finishes second to Barry Zito of the A's in voting for the A.L. Cy Young award.