Bits: Hiroki Kuroda flirts with no-hitter
August, 31, 2010
By Eric Karabell | ESPN.com
Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Hiroki Kuroda took a no-hitter into the eighth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday until Shane Victorino lined a single. Kuroda went 7 2/3 shutout innings to outduel Roy Halladay, lowering his ERA to 3.39. Kuroda has a 0.64 career ERA against the Phillies.