Astros ace Verlander has no-hitter thru 6 innings at Toronto

1 year 8 months 4 days ago Sunday, September 01 2019 Sep 1, 2019 September 01, 2019 12:57 PM September 01, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

TORONTO (AP) - Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Verlander has struck out nine and thrown 84 pitches Sunday at Toronto. The only runner he's allowed was Cavan Biggio on a one-out walk in the first inning.

Verlander has thrown two no-hitters in the majors, both while with the Detroit Tigers. He pitched a no-hitter in Toronto in 2011 and also accomplished the feat against Milwaukee in 2007.

The Astros-Blue Jays game is scoreless.

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