» June 25, 1999:
St. Louis defeats Arizona, 1-0, as rookie P Jose Jimenez hurls the 1st no-hitter of the season. The Cards score the lone run on a broken bat single with two outs in the 9th. Jimenez strikes out eight in the contest, while losing P Randy Johnson fans 14, including the 2500th of his career. Jimenez walks two and hits a batter in becoming the 1st rookie to toss a no-no since Wilson Alvarez in 1991.
» July 5, 1999: The Cardinals defeat the Diamondbacks, 1-0, as Jose Jimenez hurls a 2-hitter to defeat Randy Johnson. Jimenez no-hit the Diamondbacks in his last appearance against them. Johnson loses his 3rd game in a row, during which Arizona has not scored a run and only made three hits. He K's 12 Cardinals to tie Dwight Gooden's National League mark of 43 strikeouts over three starts. He also reaches 200 strikeouts for the year and ends St. Louis rookie Joe McEwing's 25-game hitting streak, the 5th longest ever for a rookie.
» August 17, 1999:
Sic transit gloria. The Cards send Jose Jimenez to AAA Memphis less than two months after his no-hitter against Phoenix. He joins Bobo Holloman as the only pitcher to go to the minors in the same year he pitched a no hitter.
» November 16, 1999:
The Cardinals obtain pitchers Darryl Kile, Dave Veres, and Luther Hackman from the Rockies in exchange for Ps Jose Jimenez, Manny Aybar and Rick Croushore, and IF Brent Butler.