Friday, April 22, 2016

Jake Arrieta pitches no hitter vs Reds 042116

Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs pitched a no hitter in a 16-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on April 21, 2016. His line for the game was 9.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 4 BB and 6 K in 119 pitches. The Cubs bats provided ample offense led by Kris Bryant who had a two run home run in the first and a grand slam in the seventh. This season RHP Arrieta is 4-0, 0.87 ERA, 26 K, 0.68 WHIP, .147 BAA in 34.0 IP over 4 games. Over six MLB seasons with the Cubs and Orioles he is 60-38, 3.59 ERA, 743 K, 1.16 WHIP, .224 BAA in 826.1 IP over 140 games with 134 GS. Last season he pitched a no hitter against the Dodgers. He was originally drafted by the Orioles in the fifth round in 2007 and was traded to the Cubs in 2013. Arrieta turned 30 on March sixth.

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