Chris Capuano was been the story on Sunday as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 at Marlins Park in Miami. Capuano took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and settled for eight shutout frames to snap a personal three-game losing streak.
Jose Reyes singled with one out in the seventh inning to break up Capuano's no-hit bid, in what at the time was a 1-0 game. Capuano settled for allowing two hits and three walks in eight innings. He struck out 10 and didn't allow a batter to reach second base.
The Dodgers exploded for four runs in the eighth inning to pull away. Hanley Ramirez, who had a sacrifice fly earlier, drove in two more runs with a single, and had six hits in three games in his return weekend to Miami.
Mark Ellis had three hits for the Dodgers, and Luis Cruz had two knocks, including an RBI double.
The last no-hitter for the Dodgers was by Hideo Nomo on September 17, 1996, against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. The Dodgers have had 20 no-hitters in their history, including 10 since moving to Los Angeles in 1958.
The Dodgers move on to Pittsburgh for a four-game series with the Pirates, beginning Monday night. Aaron Harang gets the start for the Dodgers, facing Jeff Karstens for Pittsburgh.
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