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Homer Bailey racks up another no-hitter

Homer Bailey threw his second no-hitter in 10 months and the first in MLB this season. Thanks to Homer Baily pitching, the Cincinnati Reds posted a 3-0 win over the San Francisco Giants Tuesday.


Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey throws to a San Francisco Giants batter Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in Cincinnati.

(AP Photo/Al Behrman) Homer Bailey

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The Ryan Express has an honored passenger, a hard-throwin' fellow Texan who wears the same number and has a nickname derived from a movie.

Homer "Batman" Bailey? Come aboard!

The right-hander made a little no-hitter history on Tuesday night, throwing his second in 10 months and the first in the majors this season. The Cincinnati Reds' 3-0 win over the struggling San Francisco Giants gave Bailey another moment as big as his home state.

It was Ryan-esque.

"Obviously being from Texas and what a legend he is," said Bailey, who wears No. 34 in tribute to his boyhood hero. "To do it once is extra special. To do it twice — I don't really have the words for it right now."


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