Dodgers Ryu flirts with perfect game, day after teammate Beckett’s no-no


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Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitcher Hyun-jin Ryu was almost perfect on Memorial Day 2014, just one day after teammate Josh Beckett, 34, threw his first career no-hitter. Ryu, 27, retired the first 21 hitters he faced on Monday, striking out seven of them and not allowing a walk.

The Dodgers batted for a full 32 minutes in the bottom of the seventh which probably didn’t help Ryu very much except for the fact that they did score three runs to make the score 4-0. Justin Turner had a 16-pitch at-bat against Johnny Cueto, one of baseball’s hottest pitchers this season, before drawing a walk ….. 

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