Today marks day 11 of the Top 12 Games of the Reds Season series. The campaign may have ended abruptly, and in somber fashion, but there is still plenty to smile about when thinking about the past six months or so. We will be counting down the greatest contests from the year each day until we reach the number one spot.
But for now, here is No. 2 on the list:
September 28, 2012
Reds 1, Pirates 0
+ Homer Bailey throws the 15th no-hitter in franchise history and the first since Tom Browning's perfect game against the Dodgers on September 16, 1988. It marks the first time the Pirates have been held hitless since 1971. Only the Cubs had previously gone longer without being no-hit.
The former first-round pick dazzles the 34,796 fans in attendance at PNC Park to help give the Reds an old-fashioned 1-0 victory. The 26-year old also improves to 5-0 with a tidy 1.40 ERA in six career starts at Pittsburgh's home stadium.
"It's very sp...