Nationals’ Gonzalez pitching no-hitter through 8 vs Marlins

0
68

MIAMI (AP) – Washington Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez is pitching a no-hitter through seven innings against the Miami Marlins.

Gonzalez has thrown 87 pitches at Marlins Park, striking out five and walking three Monday night. The left-hander, who is a native of nearby Hialeah, retired 14 in a row during one stretch.

Washington leads 1-0.

The game was the Nationals’ first in Miami since Washington ace Max Scherzer took a no-hitter into the eighth inning but lost on June 21.

There has been only one no-hitter in the majors this season, and it was at Marlins Park. Edinson Volquez pitched it for Miami against Arizona last month.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

LEAVE A REPLY