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Rangers' Yu Darvish loses no-hit bid in ninth, again
Rangers' Yu Darvish loses no-hit bid in ninth, again

Yu Darvish came within one out of a no-hitter for the second time in his career, giving up only a ninth-inning single to David Ortiz in the Texas Rangers' 8-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night at Arlington, Texas. Darvish took a perfect game into the seventh before Ortiz reached on a two-out error by right fielder Alex Rios. The right-hander walked his next batter and another in the eighth but went into the ninth looking for the first no-hitter in the majors this season. Dustin Pedroia grounded out and Shane Victorino struck out, bringing up Ortiz, who hit a sharp grounder through Texas' defensive shift on the right side of the diamond for a clean single. ...

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