For simply the second time in World Sequence historical past, a no-hitter has been thrown as 4 Houston Astros pitchers accomplished the feat in opposition to the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday evening to win 5-0 and safe their place in baseball lore.
Cristian Javier began Game 4 in the series for the Astros, tossing six innings of no-hit ball, placing out 9 and strolling two. He threw 97 pitches earlier than being relieved.
Bryan Abreu and Rafael Montero every pitched an ideal inning earlier than Ryan Pressly closed out the Phillies within the ninth.
Javier informed FOX after the sport, through a translator, “It’s humorous. My dad and mom informed me immediately I used to be going to throw a no-hitter, and due to God, I used to be in a position to accomplish that.”
With the win, the Astros even the best-of-seven sequence at two video games apiece, scoring all of their runs within the fifth inning.
The one earlier no-hitter in World Series history is Don Larsen’s excellent recreation within the 1956 World Sequence.
The one different no-hitter in postseason historical past was tossed by Roy Halladay for the Phillies within the 2010 Nationwide League Divisional Sequence.
That is Houston’s second no-hitter this season. On June 25, Javier, Hector Neris and Pressly mixed for one in opposition to the Yankees.
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