No-hitter blues: Cincinnati finds historic way to lose

There have been two no-hitters in the majors this season. Angels rookie Reid Detmers pitched one last Tuesday against Tampa Bay, and five Mets pitchers combined to hold Philadelphia hitless last week.



May 16, 2022 - 3:48 PM

Rodolfo Castro (14) of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts after scoring in the eighth inning of a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds Sunday. The Pirates won despite being no-hit. GETTY IMAGES/JUSTIN BERL/TNS

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In what’s quickly become a lost season for the Cincinnati Reds, this really was the ultimate misery.

Prized rookie Hunter Greene and reliever Art Warren combined to allow zero hits in a complete game, but it didn’t count as a no-hitter — or even a win.

Instead, the Pittsburgh Pirates eked out a run in the bottom of the eighth inning on three walks and a groundout for a 1-0 victory Sunday.

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