Buchholz loses bid for consecutive no-hitters on Thomas single in fourth Print
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Wednesday, 19 September 2007 14:34
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 TORONTO (AP) -Boston's Clay Buchholz lost his bid for consecutive no-hitters when Toronto's Frank Thomas singled to left-center with two outs in the fourth inning Wednesday night.
Buchholz, making his first start since throwing a no-hitter against Baltimore on Sept. 1, pitched his no-hitter against Baltimore on Sept. 1 in his second major league start. The 23-year-old right-hander was then sent to the bullpen and threw three innings of one-hit relief against the Orioles on Sept. 6.
Johnny Vander Meer is the only pitcher in major league history to throw consecutive no-hitters, doing it for Cincinnati in 1938.
Buchholz retired 11 of his first 12 batters Wednesday, striking out three. He walked Thomas leading off the second.
Boston had moved him to the bullpen to protect his arm. The team was concerned because the 115 pitches he threw in the no-hitter were 21 more than he had thrown in any Triple-A start this season.
Wednesday's start opened when Boston decided to push back rookie Daisuke Matsuzaka to follow Josh Beckett as the Red Sox set up their rotation for the postseason.
 

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