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White Sox's Giolito throws first no-hitter of MLB season, Giants in walk-off win over Dodgers

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Lucas Giolito of the Chicago White Sox
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Modified 26 Aug 2020, 11:46 IST
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Lucas Giolito threw the first no-hitter of the MLB season as the Chicago White Sox shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0.

Giolito posted his first career no-hitter on Tuesday, walking one and striking out 13 batters after throwing 101 pitches.

It was the White Sox's first no-hitter since Philip Humber's perfect game in 2012.

Per STATS, he is first pitcher to have a qualifying season with a 6.00-plus ERA and then later throw a no-hitter in his career since ERA became an official stat in 1913.

Meanwhile, the San Francisco Giants extended their winning streak to seven games courtesy of a 10-8 walk-off victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers after 11 innings.

 

Glasnow lifts Rays

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Tyler Glasnow struck out a career-high 13 batters over seven innings to help the American League (AL) East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2.

Matt Olson and Marcus Semien had two-run homers as the Oakland Athletics eased past the Texas Rangers 10-3.

The Miami Marlins claimed a double-header sweep of the New York Mets. After winning game one 4-0, the Marlins topped the Mets 3-0 in the second showdown.

 

Mariners get on top of Paddock

It was a tough outing for San Diego Padres starter Chris Paddock. J.P. Crawford hit a two-run homer off the Padres pitcher in the second inning. The Seattle Mariners got on top of Paddock early in the 8-3 victory, taking a 4-0 lead. He allowed six runs and eight hits in five innings, striking out seven and walking one as San Diego's seven-game winning streak was snapped.

 

Grand slam!

Jonathan Schoop hit a grand slam in a five-run sixth inning as the Detroit Tigers routed the Chicago Cubs 7-1.

 

 

Tuesday's results

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Houston Astros 6-3 Los Angeles Angels
Los Angeles Angels 12-5 Houston Astros
Miami Marlins 4-0 New York Mets
Miami Marlins 3-0 New York Mets
Philadelphia Phillies 8-3 Washington Nationals
Boston Red Sox 9-7 Toronto Blue Jays
Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 Baltimore Orioles
Detroit Tigers 7-1 Chicago Cubs
Cleveland Indians 4-2 Minnesota Twins
Oakland Athletics 10-3 Texas Rangers
Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Cincinnati Reds
Chicago White Sox 4-0 Pittsburgh Pirates
Kansas City Royals 5-4 St Louis Cardinals
Seattle Mariners 8-3 San Diego Padres
Colorado Rockies 5-4 Arizona Diamondbacks
San Francisco Giants 10-8 Los Angeles Dodgers

 

Yankees at Braves

After heavy rain, the New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves are set to contest a double-header on Wednesday. Gerrit Cole will start game one for the Yankees, while the Braves counter with Ian Anderson.

Published 26 Aug 2020, 11:46 IST
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