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Yep, We Have Our First No-Hitter Of The Season

Josh Beckett’s change from a power pitcher to a control guy is now complete: MLB has its first no-hitter of 2014, and the Dodgers’ their first since 1996. LA beat host Philadelphia 6-0. Beckett threw 128 pitches.

The final out:

It was the first no-hitter thrown by a visiting pitcher in Philadelphia since April 17, 1969, when Bill Stoneman of Montreal did it at Connie Mack Stadium.

And … or course.

Did I call him a crafty control guy above? Beckett struck out Chase Utley for the final out with a 94-mph fastball.

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