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Jason Frasor

Lester no-hits Braves till 8th inning in Cubs' 4-0 victory

ATLANTA For much of Saturday night's loss to the Cubs, the question was whether the Braves would score a run against a Cubs pitcher, Jon Lester, who hadn't won in his previous 10 starts. Then after about four or five innings, the other question became, would they even get an undisputed hit against the left-hander? And finally, during the sixth inning when the official scorer changed Nick Markakis' first-inning single to an error by third baseman Kris Bryant, the question became whether Lester would throw a no-hitter. A.J. Pierzynski's broken-bat single to start the eighth inning broke up the no-hit bid, but the Cubs won 4-0 to snap their eight-game skid at Turner Field...

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