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No member of the Pittsburgh Pirates wanted to be involved with a Justin Verlander no-hitter. But the Detroit Tigers ace had one going heading into the ninth inning against the visiting Pirates on Friday night. With one out in the ninth, unheralded Josh Harrison singled off Verlander to avoid being no-hit. "No one wants to be part of a no-hitter, so it was nice to look in the dugout and see the guys cheering," Harrison said, according to MLB.com. "We all felt we were going to be the guy to get something going. So you look in the dugout and see relief." That is all Verlander allowed, however, as the Tigers blanked the Pirates 6-0 on Friday. Two nights before, Harrison hit the first home run given up this season by Washington Nationals' starter Gio Gonzalez. Harrison, all of 5-foot-8, led off the game as the Pirates designated hitter. During the week, he played shortstop, third base and left field, and is 6 for his last 15 with four RBI. "It&...
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