Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 10/29/14
The Reds (95-62) blanked the host Pittsburgh Pirates (76-81), 1-0, before a packed house at PNC Park on Friday night. The loss for the Buccos ensured their 20th straight non-winning season, which is the longest such streak in North American professional sports history. But that wasn't the biggest story of the night. That title belongs to Homer Bailey. Homer Bailey (13-10) did something on Friday that no Reds pitcher had done in over 24 years. He pitched the entire game and did not allow a single hit to the opposition. Yes, a no-hitter indeed! Cincinnati was able to scratch their lone run across in the top of the first thanks to a sacrifice fly by Todd Frazier and the rest, as they say, is history! Read on for the good, bad, and notables from the historic affair: The Good: + Bailey was absolutely phenomenal in this one. He came within one batter (a walk issued to Andrew McCutchen) of a perfect game. He struckout 10 and improved to 5-0 in his career at PNC Park. + Scott Ro...

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