On Friday night, the Cincinnati Reds saw something the franchise hasn't experienced in more than 113 years.
If they're lucky, it won't happen again for another 113 years.
Washington's Jordan Zimmermann was terrific in his second complete game of the season and the Nationals limited the Cincinnati Reds to one hit for the second straight game in a 1-0 victory on Friday night.
It was the first time the Reds managed just one hit in consecutive games since July 5-6, 1900, against Brooklyn, according to research by the Elias Sports Bureau that the team provided. The Houston Astros from Sept. 14-15, 2008, were the last team to experience the same futility.
''We've just got to keep swinging,'' Reds manager Dusty Baker said. ''We didn't do a bunch of striking out. We put the ball in play. (Zimmermann) was good tonight, but we didn't find any holes.''
Zimmermann (4-1) struck out four and walked one while improving to 3-0 with a 1.36 ERA in five career games against Cincinnati. The right-...