Boston’s Porcello loses no-hit bid in 7th

Rick Porcello
The Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello lost his bid for a no-hitter when Yankees slugger Aaron Judge led off the seventh with a double.

Porcello stayed in after a 45-minute rain delay and retired the Yankees in order in the sixth. But Judge got New York’s first hit in the seventh, and Giancarlo Stanton followed with a single.

Stanton became the Yankees’ first baserunner when he was hit by a pitch in the fourth.

Porcello got out of the jam in the seventh, preserving Boston’s 6-0 lead on Thursday night. He has six strikeouts and no walks.

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