Rich Hill has a no-hitter through nine innings after having his perfect game broken up by an error. 

By Daniel Rapaport
August 23, 2017

Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill had his perfect game against the Pirates broken up with an error at the start of the ninth inning and lost his no-hitter after giving up a walk-off home run to lead off the 10th inning as the Pirates beat the Dodgers 1-0.

Hill struck out 10 and threw just 99 pitches while facing 29 batters in the loss. 

The 37-year-old Hill has had a solid season, entering Wednesday night's game with a 3.54 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 112 strikeouts. He is now 9-5 on the season.

Seventh Inning

• Starling Marte hit a sharply hit ground ball right at second baseman Chase Utley for the first out of the inning. 

• Hill threw a fastball past Josh Harrison for his ninth strikeout of the night. 

• Hill got Andrew McCutchen to ground out to Forsythe. He is now perfect through 7.  

Eighth Inning

• Josh Bell lined out on a hard hit ball that Utley dove to catch.

• David Freese popped out to first basemen Adrian González.

• Hill struck out Sean Rodriguez on fastball.

Ninth Inning

• Jordy Mercer reached first base on an error by Forsythe at third base.

• Chris Stewart advanced Mercer to second with a sacrifice bunt.

• José Osuna grounded out to Forsythe.

• Marte grounded out to shortstop Corey Seager.

Tenth Inning

• Harrison hit a walk-off home run to left field to lead off the inning.

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