The Red Sox sign free agent P Frank Viola. Viola will pitch better than his 24 - 20 record indicates for Boston. Viola's first year with the Red Sox featured one of his most memorable moments -- a no-hit bid against the Blue Jays on September 30, broken up by Devon White to lead off the ninth. Viola retired the next three hitters, taking a one-hit shutout with him. Tommy John surgery effectively ended his career after 1994 season, he tried to comeback but was ineffective.