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Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves
Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves

ATLANTA -- Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves, 7-0, to give a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate Hamels (8-6) was pulled after six innings and seemed fine with the decision. He struck out seven, walked five, hit a batter and threw 108 pitches on a hot afternoon at Turner Field. Relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and closer Jonathan Papelbon each pitched a perfect inning to finish off the fourth no-hitter in the majors this season. Clayton Kershaw and Josh Beckett of the Dodgers and Tim Lincecum of the Giants each threw a no-hitter earlier this year. The last combined no-hitter was thrown by six...

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