Cincinnati Reds allow no hit, but fall to Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0

PITTSBURGH Cincinnati Reds starter Hunter GreeneAnd reliever Art WarrenThe combined score allowed zero hits in the complete game. However, it did not count as a no-hitter or a win because of the Pittsburgh PiratesFor a 1-0 win Sunday, he scored a run in eighth inning.

This marked the sixth consecutive win for a team in big league history. It was last seen in 2008, when Jose Arredondo (Angels) lost while keeping the Dodgers hitless.

According to Major League Baseball records, Cincinnati's achievement is not an official no-hitter. Its pitchers failed to go at least nine innings. In a season when almost everything has gone wrong, this was undoubtedly the top.

Greene was the prized Reds rookie. He was pulled in the eighth inning after two one-out walks. He threw an incredible 118 pitches, making him the most prolific major league pitcher this year.

Warren walked Ben GamelTo load the bases Ke'Bryan Hayes‘Grounded into a run-scoring forceout to the only run.

Greene (1-6) took the loss, becoming the first pitcher to throw seven hitless innings and take the loss since Matt Young of the Red Sox against Cleveland in 1992, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Cincinnati batters were ordered to be down in the ninth. That was it at PNC Park.

This season, there have been two no-hitters at the majors. Angels rookie Reid DetmersLast Tuesday, I pitched against Tampa Bay. Philadelphia was held hostage by five Mets pitchers.

This report was contributed by The Associated Press.

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