Cardinals’ Mikolas Comes Within One Strike of a No-Hitter

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Sports Illustrated

By Madison Williams Pirates outfielder Cal Mitchell hit a double off of Miles Mikolas on a 2–2 count to end his no-hit bid after 129 pitches. View the original article to see embedded media. Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas was one strike away from hurling a no-hitter Tuesday night vs. the Pirates. When Pirates outfielder Cal Mitchell stepped up to the plate in the top of the ninth inning, Mikolas already had two outs and just needed to retire Mitchell to finish off a no-hitter. The 33-year-old got Mitchell in a 2–2 count, but Mitchell roped a curveball for a ground-rule double to end the no-hi…

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