Braves' Mike Minor loses no-hit bid vs. Reds with 2 outs in 8th

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

Mike Minor is chasing history in Cincinnati on Friday night. (USATSI)
Mike Minor is chasing history in Cincinnati on Friday night. (USATSI)

Braves lefty Mike Minor took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning against the Reds in Cincinnati on Friday night. Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton broke it up with a bloop single to shallow center with two outs.

Minor, 26, entered the night with a 5.26 ERA on the season. He was trying to become the first Braves pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Kent Mercker in 1994.

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