Michael Wacha came close, again.
The St. Louis righty lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning for the second time in his career, denied when pinch-hitter Colin Moran led off with a single Sunday in the Cardinals' 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
"It's just a slight disappointment because I wanted it," Wacha said. "I've flirted with it a couple times. It just didn't happen. Maybe next time."
"I was trying to get a changeup down and away," he said. "It ended up being middle-middle, just leaving it up in the zone. I gave him something he can handle."
As a rookie in 2013, Wacha was one out away from a no-hitter when...