Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta throws against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of Game 2 of the Major League Baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Matt Slocum
October 26, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) Jason Kipnis doubled with one out in the sixth inning, the first hit for the Cleveland Indians against Chicago Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night.

Chicago led 5-1 as it tries to even the World Series at one game apiece.

The 30-year-old Arrieta struck out six and walked three before Kipnis lined a slider up the middle and sped to second. He later scored on a wild pitch.

Arrieta has pitched two no-hitters in his career. He did it against Cincinnati this year and against the Dodgers last year.

The only no-hitter in World Series history was a perfect game by Don Larsen of the New York Yankees in 1956 against Brooklyn.

Arrieta went 18-8 put struggled with his mechanics during the second half of the regular season. He allowed four runs over five innings in losing Game 3 of the NL Championship Series to the Dodgers.

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