• Reds' Bailey throws no-hitter against Pirates

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Sep 29, 2012
    Bailey pitched the seventh no-hitter in the majors this season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates "That's when I knew I had a chance at a no-hitter. Bailey had to be that good, as Pirates starter A.J. Homer Bailey fanned 10 Pirates on Friday while throwing the 15th no-hitter in Reds history, and the first since Tom Browning's perfect game in 1988. Bailey, the Reds' 6-foot-3 right-hander drafted No. 7 overall in 2004 out of La Grange High, threw the majors' seventh no-hitter of the season as Cincinnati beat the Pirates 1-0 in a game with milestones aplenty. Bailey's no-hitter gave the 2012 season a total of seven: perfect games from Humber, Cain and Hernandez and no-hitters by Johan Santana, Jered Weaver, Bailey and a combined no-no by the Mariners. Bailey's 96 game score is tied for the third-highest this season. Bailey threw between 10 and 17 pitches in his nine no-hit frames for a total of 115, sparing acting manager Chris Speier any difficult decisions with the playoffs looming.
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  • MLB Notebook: Homer happy to enter record books

    With his 10 strikeouts vs. the Pirates on Friday, Homer Bailey became the first Reds pitcher since Jim Maloney in 1969 to notch double-digit K's while tossing a no-hitter.
    Source: MLB.com

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