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Friday June 14th 2024


New York Yankees Pitcher Phil Hughes Tosses Seven No-Hit Innings in 3-1 Win

York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes took a no-hitter into the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics Wednesday night, but his no-hit bid was spoiled by the A’s leadoff hitter Eric Chavez who reached on an infield single.

Hughes struck out the next batter for his career high 10th strikeout of the game and the Yankees went on to a 3-1 victory over the A's.

The infield single that broke up the pitching gem was a weak comebacker that ricocheted off of Hughes, who then lost track of the ball as Chavez reached safely.

This isn’t the first time Hughes flirted with a no-no in his career. Back on May 1, 2007 against the Texas Rangers Hughes didn’t allow a hit through 6.1 innings, before leaving the game ...

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