Official site "My last four starts have been pretty amazing," said Smoltz, who is 1-1 with a 2.89 ERA in his past four starts. "The results obviously haven't been good for the team. But I personally think a no-hitter is either coming or ... I certainly feel good when I'm throwing the baseball. But the results certainly aren't matching how I feel." When we get good starting pitching, either the hitting isn't there or the bullpen blows it. When we get good hitting, the pitching is horrible. When the bullpen pitches well, the starting pitching has already given away the game. This is frustrating. Maybe we'll win tomorrow and make it 4 of the last 5. John Thomson, who leads the world in ERA, faces Cory Lidle.