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Marlins' Henderson Alvarez pitches no-hitter against the Tigers
Marlins' Henderson Alvarez pitches no-hitter against the Tigers

Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez, a 23-year-old Venezuelan in his third major league season, pitched the third no-hitter of the season in a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday in Miami. Alvarez was in the on-deck circle in the ninth inning when Tigers reliever Luke Putkonen threw a wild pitch to pinch-hitter Greg Dobbs with two outs and the bases loaded, allowing Giancarlo Stanton to score the game's only run. Cincinnati's Homer Bailey pitched the season's first no-hitter in a 3-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on July 2. The Giants' Tim Lincecum pitched the second on July 13 in a 9-0 victory over the San Diego Padres. Alvarez's...

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