Stellar Chen leads Marlins to 5-0 win

PLAYING IT SAFE:Miami manager Don Mattingly pulled the Taiwanese starter in the seventh inning, citing Chen’s return from a ligament tear last year and a loss of location

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 20, 2017

Taiwanese pitcher Chen Wei-yin on Tuesday had a no-hitter working through seven

The Miami Marlins’ Chen Wei-yin pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of their MLB game in Seattle, Washington, on Tuesday.
Photo: AP

innings when he was lifted from the Marlins’ 5-0 Major League Baseball victory over the Mariners in Seattle.

Chen was in total control, throwing 64 of his 100 pitches for strikes and flummoxing the Mariners hitters with his curveball and changeup.
He had allowed no hits with two strikeouts and two walks when Marlins manager Don Mattingly replaced him on the mound in the eighth inning with Brad Ziegler, who pitched a perfect eighth.

The Mariners’ Mitch Haniger broke up the Marlins’ combined no-hitter bid with one out in the bottom of the ninth with a double to right center off closing pitcher Kyle Barraclough.    [FULL  STORY]

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