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Michael Wacha Loses No-Hitter on an Infield Single


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This is the player we thought we saw in spring training. If Wacha hadn't been a 2012 draft pick with practically no professional experience in the majors, he'd have made the team out of spring training.

Heck of a game for the Nationals to pick to not broadcast! I'm in the hospital but my wife looked and looked on DirecTV to find the game and record it for me.

Now I'm waiting for Sports Center to get around and show the hit to me. Many Cards fans claim it should have been an error on Kozma but that sounds like a reach to me, based on the description I read at MLB.

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What a follow-up in his next game !!!

Back against the wall, Mike Matheny and his Cardinals were at the mercy of the rookie hurler, and he didn't miss a beat since his last outing.

He took a perfect game into the 6th inning, and he took a no-hitter into the 8th inning (7.33 innings) before finally giving up a solo home run to Pedro Alvarez.

He hardly had any margin for error either, as his Cardinals scored 2 runs on a 2-run Matt Holliday home run in the 6th inning, and nothing more.

MICHAEL WACHA O (N.L.D.S, vs. PIRATES) O[GAME FOUR]

IP:. 7.33

H:o 1

R:O 1

BB: 2

SO: 9

Pitches: 96 (60 Strikes, 36 Balls)

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3 great games in a row.

His regular season finale, the N.L.D.S., and the N.L.C.S.

MICHAEL WACHA O (N.L.C.S, vs. DODGERS) O[GAME TWO]

IP:. 6.67

H:o 5

R:O 0

BB: 1 **

SO: 8

Pitches: 112 (73 Strikes, 39 Balls) ** 108 (73 Strikes, 35 Balls)

* The Walk was Intentional

** Minus the Intentional Walk

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4 great games in a row.

His regular season finale, the N.L.D.S., and Games Two and Six of the N.L.C.S.

MICHAEL WACHA O (N.L.C.S, vs. DODGERS) O[GAME SIX]

IP:. 7

H:o 2

R:O 0

BB: 1

SO: 5

Pitches: 95 (63 Strikes, 32 Balls)

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