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Cubs' Jake Arrieta tosses no-hitter in L.A.

Chicago ace Jake Arrieta has no-hit the Dodgers, just nine days after Houston's Mike Fiers did the same.

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Jake Arrieta completes no-hitter

The Cubs RHP struck out Chase Utley for the final out of the game as the Cubs won 2-0 in the 14th no-no in Cubs history.

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Dodgers have been no-hit 2x in 10 days (August 21 by Mike Fiers) Last team to be no-hit twice in shorter span, 1923 Athletics! (Sept. 4/7)

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Arrieta strikes out the side to complete the no-hitter. Amazing. 12 K's. 1 BB. 116 pitches. 80 strikes. 2-0 final

Jake Arrieta throws 1st career no-hitter

The Cubs RHP struck out the side in the bottom of the ninth to throw the 14th no-hitter in Cubs history and the sixth in MLB this season. He struck out 12 Dodgers and walked just one as L.A. was no-hit for the second time in 10 days. Box score

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Watch: Arrieta 3 outs away from no-no

The Cubs RHP has pitched eight complete innings of no-hit ball vs. the Dodgers as the Cubs lead 2-0 heading into the bottom of the ninth, where Arrieta will face Justin Turner, Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Jake Arrieta going for a no-hitter (ESPN) There have been 5 in MLB this season. Last- Mike Fiers, August 21 ... against the Dodgers

Arrieta keeps Dodgers no-hit through 8

Enrique Hernandez grounded out to shortstop for the out to keep Cubs RHP Jake Arrieta's no-hitter intact through eight vs. the Dodgers. The Cubs lead 2-0 in the 9th on ESPN.

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