Matt Garza wowed the home crowd in his first start in a Milwaukee Brewers uniform. Unfortunately for both, the Brewers lost to the Atlanta Braves 1-0 in a classic pitchers duel at Miller Park.
Garza held the Braves hitless through 6 2/3 innings before Chris Johnson clubbed a solo home run to left-center that provided Atlanta with the only run they would need to win.
Garza said he wasn’t thinking about a no-hitter at the time, but was instead thinking about staying aggressive.
Atlanta starter Aaron Harang was equally as impressive, taking a no-hitter into the 7th himself. His no-hit bid ended 2-outs sooner than Garza’s though. Logan Schafer broke it up with a leadoff single to center. But Harang got some help from the bullpen to get out of the 7th and earns the victory. [Read more…]