Bailey's 2nd no-hitter sends Reds over Giants 3-0

Bailey's 2nd no-hitter sends Reds over Giants 3-0

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CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 2: Homer Bailey #34 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the game at Great American Ball Park on July 2, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 2, 2013 at 10:19 PM

   CINCINNATI (AP) -- Homer Bailey has thrown his second no-hitter in 10 months and the first in the majors this season, pitching the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory over the slumping San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
 
   Bailey (5-6) became the third Reds pitcher with more than one no-hitter, joining Jim Maloney and Johnny Vander Meer -- still the only big leaguer to toss two in a row. Bailey beat the Pirates 1-0 in Pittsburgh last Sept. 28 and got another 17 starts later.
 
   The right-hander walked Gregor Blanco to lead off the seventh, the only Giants batter to reach base. First baseman Joey Votto threw out Blanco as he tried to reach third on a grounder.
 
   With 27,509 fans on their feet chanting "Homer! Homer!" Bailey finished it off by getting Brandon Crawford on a high comebacker, striking out Tony Abreu and getting Blanco on a grounder to third.

 

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