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Sep 16, 2014
Jake Arrieta flirted with a no-hitter, losing it with one out in the eighth, but still finished off a one-hit, 13-strikeout shutout of the Reds on Tuesday.
Northwest Herald Sep 17, 2014

Arrieta takes no-hitter into 8th; Cubs blank Reds

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before giving up Brandon Phillips' one-out double, the only blemish for the Cubs pitcher in a 7-0 shutout of the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 17, 2014

Jake Arrieta flirts with no-hitter, pitches first career shutout

On a meaningless, mid-September date on the Cubs’ schedule that looked like just another day for far-off promises and Wrigley Field sideshows, Jake Arrieta had a message for anyone tuning in. Never mind when that prized draft pick taking batting practice Tuesday in front of the front-office big shots – Kyle Schwarber – might get to the big-leagues. Forget the sideshow of the day that was Charles Barkley hanging with the owner before the game. As far as Arrieta...

Arrieta nears a no-no again

CHICAGO – With self-confidence you don’t see often in the frustrating game of baseball, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta has risen to the top of the team’s pitching staff. Any lingering doubts about his abilities -- if there were any -- were vanquished in a masterful, one-hit, one walk, 7-0 shutout of the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. “It’s nice to finally shake the catcher's hand at the end of the game,” Arrieta said of going the distance for the first time in his career.
Rotoworld Sep 16, 2014

Arrieta brings no-no into 8th, shuts out Reds - Jake Arrieta (S) Chicago Cubs

Jake Arrieta flirted with a no-hitter, losing it with one out in the eighth, but still finished off a one-hit, 13-strikeout shutout of the Reds on Tuesday.

Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Reds 0

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs shutout the Cincinnati Reds 7-0 behind Jake Arrieta’s one-hitter. How it happened: The Cubs broke open a 1-0 game with five runs in a sixth inning that included two bases-loaded walks. Chris Coghlan’s three-run double was the big blow in the inning. Jorge Soler homered in the seventh, but the story of the night was Arrieta. Once again, he came close to perfection; he gave up just one walk and one hit -- a Brandon Phillips double in the eighth -- while striking out a career-high 13.

Tuesday game report: Brewers at Cubs

Jake Arrieta usually pitches well against the Brewers and that didn’t change. By holding them to five hits and one run over six innings, Arrieta evened his career record against the Brewers to 2-2 while lowering his ERA to 2.58.

Rapid Reaction: Reds 7, Cubs 2

Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 7-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday: How it happened: Jake Arrieta labored through four innings as he gave up three runs in the second and three more in the fourth. Four walks hurt him as did six stolen bases by the Reds. Zach Cozart, Billy Hamilton and Todd Frazier had RBIs in the second inning and then Frazier and Brandon Phillips brought home the three in the fourth. Arrieta gave up six runs on six hits while striking out eight.
Baltimore Sun Aug 28, 2014

Tracking former Orioles: Jake Arrieta beats O's, Nolan Reimold's future uncertain

Follow the performance of former Orioles players with their new teams in 2014, including Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta, San Francisco Giants outfielder Michael Morse and Nolan Reimold.
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 22, 2014

Jake Arrieta pitches Cubs to 4-1 victory vs. Orioles

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta hasn’t forgotten his time with the Baltimore Orioles. Instead of simply moving on from that part of his career, he still draws on the positive and negative experiences he had in Baltimore. It was clear during the Cubs’ 4-1 victory Friday against the Orioles that those years haven’t been wasted. ‘‘You think about it all the time,’’ Arrieta said. ‘‘That’s just part of my development. Those years still are very...
Northwest Herald Aug 22, 2014

Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles

CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field.
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 22, 2014

Jake Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles 4-1

Jake Arrieta shut down his former team, holding Baltimore to four hits in seven innings and Javier Baez homered again as the Chicago Cubs beat the Orioles 4-1 on Friday. Baez hit his sixth homer in his 18th game since getting called up from Triple-A, Luis Valbuena also homered, and Logan Watkins and Arismendy Alcantara each drove in runs with singles as the Cubs snapped AL East leading Baltimore’s four-game winning streak. The Orioles traded Arrieta to Chicago...

Arrieta, Strop help beat former team

CHICAGO – It’s the trade that might go down as one of the best in Chicago Cubs history if Jake Arrieta and Pedro Strop keep pitching like they did Friday in helping their current team beat their former one, 4-1. “At the beginning it was a little weird,” Strop said of his eighth-inning appearance against the Baltimore Orioles. Strop got in and then out of trouble to help preserve the victory for the other former Oriole, Arrieta.
MASN Sports Aug 22, 2014

Arrieta pitches seven strong innings as Cubs beat Orioles - Steve Melewski

Arrieta pitches seven strong innings, Cruz hits 34th homer as Cubs beat Orioles
KFFL Aug 22, 2014

Cubs | Jake Arrieta stingy at home

Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta has a 1.94 ERA at Wrigley Field this season. Arrieta ...

Arrieta goes from O's castoff to Cubs ace

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta didn't necessarily circle his calendar when the schedule came out, but it's safe to say he's pretty excited to face his former team, the Baltimore Orioles, on Friday for the first time since being traded to Chicago last season. "I've thought about it quite a bit," Arrieta said earlier this week. "I'm approaching it the same way as other games." There's a quiet confidence to Arrieta these days that wasn't around when he was traded to the Cubs in July 2013 along with pitcher Pedro Strop for starter Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger.

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