cheap Jake Arrieta jersey held the Red Sox jerseys hitless until cheap Stephen Drew jersey singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs jerseys beat Boston 2 0 on Monday night in the opener of only the second series between the teams at Fenway Park since 1918.
Six days after losing a perfect game on a leadoff single in the seventh inning of his previous start at Wrigley Field against Cincinnati, Arrieta took his no hit bid a little deeper. He allowed only cheap Mike Napoli jersey fifth inning walk before Drew lined a clean single to right.
The 28 year old Arrieta was given a loud ovation before he even got to the foul line, tipping his cap to the Boston crowd. He tipped it again after crossing the line.
Arrieta (5 1) fanned 10 in just his 11th start after opening the season on the disabled list with shoulder tightness. Pierzynski leading off the ninth before finishing the two hitter for his 10th save.
Nate Schierholtz hit a two run homer for Chicago.
Jake Peavy (1 7) is winless in his last 12 starts. He gave up two runs on five hits, walking two and striking out seven in six innings.
In just the second regular season series at Fenway between the clubs since Boston won the 1918 World Series in six games, Arrieta mixed his pitches by combining a sharp cutter and curve with an above average fastball. after win Sunday night in New York against the Yankees jerseys, really didn have anything close to a hit.
Arrieta fell behind Napoli 3 0 before getting a called strike. Napoli then fouled a pitch off before drawing a walk on the next pitch. cheap Xander Bogaerts jersey lined to left after Naploi walk.
Arrieta, who started the season on the disabled list with shoulder tightness, made his first start of the season on May 3.
He been spectacular in June. Coming in, he allowed just four runs and 20 hits in 31 2 3 innings, winning his three previous starts.
The Cubs jerseys took a 2 0 lead in the fourth when cheap Welington Castillo jersey walked and Schierholtz followed with his homer into Boston bullpen.
Arrieta was acquired by the Cubs jerseys last July along with right hander cheap Pedro Strop jersey from Baltimore for pitcher cheap Scott Feldman jersey, catcher Steve Clevenger and two international signing bonus slots.
Drew hit ensured the Red Sox jerseys wouldn be no hit for the first time since Cubs jerseys pitching coach Chris Bosio pitched a no no against Boston in 1993 for Seattle.
The last time Boston was no hit at home Ted Williams flied out to right field for the final out of Detroit ace Jim Bunning gem on July 20, 1958 in the opener of a doubleheader.
NOTES: Carlos Zambrano pitched the Cubs jerseys last no hitter, in 2008. Cubs jerseys senior vice president of scouting and player cheap baseball jerseys development Jason McLeod told reporters on the field before the game that he withdrew his name from consideration for the San Diego GM job. being a GM is really something I hope to do sometime in the future, he said. right now, I felt this is where I want to be. Chicago GM Jed Hoyer was pleased and surprised McLeod turned down the opportunity to interview for his hometown team. (Epstein) and I would have been thrilled had he gotten the job, Hoyer said. this business, there are only 30 of these jobs. You want him to have that opportunity. But it means a lot to us, personally, that he wanted to stay here, and professionally, as well. Jason loves what he doing here. Boston rookie cheap Mookie Betts jersey played center field after making his major league debut in right at Yankee Stadium on Sunday night. CF cheap Jackie Bradley Jr. jersey was rested. going to be a little rotation of guys in four positions, manager John Farrell said.