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Grand Rapids Press Aug 26, 2015
Justin Verlander says pitch that ended no-hit bid was only one he threw down middle all night

Justin Verlander says pitch that ended no-hit bid was only one he threw down middle all night

Chris Iannetta doubled to lead off the ninth inning as Verlander came up three outs short of his third career no-hitter. DETROIT -- Justin Verlander threw it down the middle. Chris Iannetta nearly pulled it foul. But he didn't. And the one pitch Verlander wished he could do over was the only one that went for a hit for the Los Angeles Angels. Iannetta doubled to lead off the ninth inning Wednesday night for the only blemish on a one-hit shutout for Verlander. The Detroit Tigers ended up with a 5-0 victory to end their five-game losing streak. Verlander ended up...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 26, 2015
Photos from Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander's near no-hitter

Photos from Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander's near no-hitter

Check out 25 photos from Justin Verlanders near no-hit game agains the Angels on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. DETROIT - Comerica Park was electric Wednesday night, as Justin Verlander inched toward what would have been his third career no-hitter. Verlander would give up his no-hitter in the ninth inning against Chris Iannetta, who hit a double down the third base foul-line. The Tigers provided run support for Verlander - something that has been pretty rare this season - with two-run home runs by both Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez. Nick Castellanos provided a...
Halos Heaven Aug 26, 2015

Angels avoid total embarrassment to Tigers, end up only partially embarrassed

Justin Verlander came three outs away from getting a no hitter, but it was ultimately broken up by a Chris Iannetta double in the 9th. Because of course he that's what happened. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Angels 0 Tigers 5 Oh, of course Justin Verlander mows down the Angels like they were Star Trek red shirts for eight straight innings, and then in the ninth, he blows a no-hitter by giving up a chalk-flingin' double to CHRIS IANNETTA. So, so, so close.. Hilarious. Although, perhaps the Angels deserved to have the full on embarrassment of getting owned by a former Halo bile spitter like...
Orange County Register Aug 26, 2015
Angels avoid no-hitter thanks to Chris Iannetta's double in ninth off Justin Verlander

Angels avoid no-hitter thanks to Chris Iannetta's double in ninth off Justin Verlander

DETROIT – The Angels offense managed enough to keep Justin Verlander from adding to historic resume, but not much else. Chris Iannetta’s leadoff double in the ninth ended the Verlander’s bid for his third no-hitter, but that was the Angels'...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 26, 2015
Justin Verlander comes up three outs short of no-hitter, finishes with one-hit shutout

Justin Verlander comes up three outs short of no-hitter, finishes with one-hit shutout

Only Nolan Ryan, Sandy Koufax, Bob Feller, Larry Corcoran and Cy Young have three or more no-hitters. DETROIT -- Three from three. That's where it ended. Justin Verlander had his bid for a third career no-hitter broken up with nobody out in the ninth inning Wednesday night in a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Chris Iannetta doubled on a ball that landed just fair down the line in left field to break up the no-hit bid. Verlander finished with a one-hit shutout. The crowd at Comerica Park gave Verlander a nice round of applause as he made his way back to...

VIDEO: Iannetta double puts the Angels on the board

Chris Iannetta poked a double down the right field line to score C.J. Cron from second and to put the Angels on the board. After Iannetta's double, the Angels trailed 4-1, but the Blue Jays tacked on four more runs before the Angels scored again in...
Los Angeles Times Aug 20, 2015

Angels' Chris Iannetta hasn't had it easy at the plate and on Twitter

It takes thick skin for a major league player to be on Twitter, especially when you're in a three-for-43 (.070) slump like Angels catcher Chris Iannetta was before Thursday.
Orange County Register Aug 12, 2015

Angels Chris Iannetta deals with frustrating slump

CHICAGO – Don’t bother voicing your displeasure with Chris Iannetta. You aren’t telling him anything he doesn’t know. “However much fans are (ticked) off at me and how upset they are at me, I’m way worse,” Iannetta said. “It’s way...
Smith: One small step at a time, Iannetta beat the slump to end all slumps

Smith: One small step at a time, Iannetta beat the slump to end all slumps

ANAHEIM – From his corner locker, three hours before last Sunday’s game, Chris Iannetta was watching a movie on the Angels clubhouse television and laughing. The jokes were stupid funny and crass, not really the sophisticated humor one might...

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