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Saturday's recap: Phillies 5, Cubs 0

Saturday's recap: Phillies 5, Cubs 0

The Cubs were no-hit for the first time in nearly 50 years as Cole Hamels blanked them 5-0 Saturday while striking out 13 before a crowd of 41,683 at Wrigley Field. The last no-hitter against them was Sandy Koufax's perfect game on Sept. 9, 1965, at Dodger Stadium. History making Hamels tossed the 13th no-hitter in Phillies history and his first career complete-game no-hitter. He threw six innings in a combined no-hitter on Sept. 1, 2014, at Atlanta. Key at-bat With two outs in the third Ryan Howard hit a three-run homer off Cubs loser Jake Arrieta. In the field Center-fielder Odubel Herrera made a diving catch on the warning track in left-center to rob David Ross of extra...

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