What are the most recent no-hitters in Chicago Cubs history?

Almost eight years to the day of Jake Arrieta's second no-hitter in an 11-start span, let's look back at the most recent Cubs hurlers who made baseball history.
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Alec Mills throws the next Cubs no-hitter in an empty Miller Park

There's something about the Cubs, Miller Park and no-hitters. The site of Zambrano's historic outing in 2008 also played host to the next no-no on our list, which came courtesy of Alec Mills during the shortened, fan-less 2020 season.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, that campaign was played in a host of empty ballparks, some adorned with stuffed animals in the seats, others with cardboard cutouts. But on Sept. 13 that summer, Mills, a former 22nd-round pick who has made just two big league starts since the end of the 2021 campaign made history.

Mills' no-no marked the fourth consecutive Cubs no-hitter to be thrown on the road, dating back to Pappas' gem in '72. To call this afternoon against the Brewers the highlight of the right-hander's career certainly isn't a stretch - especially when you consider his road to the big leagues.

The only two no-hitters at Miller Park? Thrown by Cubs pitchers. This one, a 12-0 blanking of the Brew Crew, is a moment that, due to the circumstances of that season, often goes overlooked and forgotten. But the last no-hitter on our list seems to have slipped the mind of almost every Cubs fan...