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Reds’ Hunter Greene, Art Warren no-hit Pirates for eight innings but still lose 1-0

Reds’ Hunter Greene, Art Warren no-hit Pirates for eight innings but still lose 1-0


Off to one of many worst begins in MLB historical past, the Cincinnati Reds have recently regarded like their luck was beginning to take a optimistic flip. Then got here Sunday’s sport in Pittsburgh.

Starter Hunter Greene held the Pirates with no hit for the primary 7 1/3 innings, however three walks and a fielder’s alternative led to the sport’s solely run because the Pirates received with out managing successful.

Ke’Bryan Hayes’ bases-loaded groundout within the eighth plated the profitable run, and nearer David Bednar retired the Reds so as within the high of the ninth to complete off the 1-0 victory.

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The final time within the majors a crew did not get successful in a sport however nonetheless ended up profitable was on June 28, 2008, based on MLB, when Los Angeles Angels pitchers Jered Weaver and Jose Arredondo held the Dodgers hitless, however misplaced the sport 1-0.

With a 7.62 ERA in six big-league begins, Greene entered Sunday’s sport with no purpose to count on he’d make a run at historical past. 

Nevertheless, the previous first-rounder with the 100 mph fastball paired his sky-high potential with manufacturing for the primary time in his MLB profession, putting out 9 and strolling 5 in throwing 118 pitches. He gave method to Artwork Warren after strolling two of the primary three batters he confronted within the backside of the eighth.

Though the sport would not rely as an official no-hitter, it got here simply 5 days after one other rookie, Reid Detmers of the Los Angeles Angels, tossed a no-no of his personal in blanking the Tampa Bay Rays.

The Reds are 9-26 this season.

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