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Video: Justin Verlander Finishes Off No-Hitter Against Blue Jays

On the seventh pitch of his at bat against Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, Toronto's Rajai Davis struck out swinging. The strikeout gave Verlander the second no-hitter of his career and immediately set off a celebration amongst Tigers players. They rushed to the mound to congratulate Verlander, and Rod Allen delivered a perfect line to describe the moment: "They may have run the Kentucky Derby today, but the Tiger horse was No. 1."

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Here is a look at the final pitch and the ensuing celebration:

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For his first no-hitter, Verlander got the final batter to fly out to Magglio Ordonez in right field. This time around he struck out the final batter on an off-speed pitch. Verlander had been bringing the heat with multiple pitches over 100 miles per hour in the final few innings, but his no-hit-clinching pitch was off speed.

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I don't think there is any better way to clinch a no-hitter than with a strikeout, so this was a perfect ending to an almost perfect game.