Giants' Bumgarner has no-hitter through 6 innings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner lost his bid for a no-hitter when Arizona's Jake Lamb singled with one out in the eighth inning Sunday night.
After Lamb hit his line drive to right, Bumgarner got a groundball double play from Brandon Drury. He faced one over the minimum through eight innings and had a season-high 14 strikeouts, the 29th time in his career that the Giants lefty has fanned 10 or more in a game.
Arizona's only baserunner came with two outs in the fifth when right fielder Gregor Blanco dropped Lamb's flyball. Blanco was shaded toward center and appeared to get a late break but got under the ball before it hit his glove and bounced out.
The Giants were attempting to become the first team in major league history to pitch no-hitters in five consecutive seasons. It would have been the first for Bumgarner.