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Jake Arrieta pitches a no-hitter — his second since August — and Cubs rout Reds

Jake Arrieta pitches a no-hitter — his second since August — and Cubs rout Reds

Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs pitched his second no-hitter in a span of 11 regular-season starts, shutting down the Cincinnati Reds in a 16-0 rout Thursday night.

The reigning National League Cy Young Award winner threw the first no-hitter of the major league season.

Arrieta (4-0) struck out six, walked four and allowed only six balls to be hit out of the infield. He threw 119 pitches, retiring Eugenio Suarez on a routine fly ball to right field to end it.

"Once I got to the eighth, that was the idea: Try to be good on the edges and not make any mistakes," he said.

Arrieta threw his first career no-hitter Aug. 30 at...

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