Justin Wilson leads charge in combined no-hitter

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The AAA-Indianapolis Indians sent three pitchers out today to no-hit the Durham Bulls, the AAA affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. Justin Wilson, Jose Diaz, and Doug Slaten combined on the no-hitter.

Justin Wilson, the Pirates’ 5th round pick in 2008, pitched 7 1/3 hitless innings allowing only two walks. The south paw also struck out nine batters. Wilson threw 105 pitches, 72 being strikes.

Jose Diaz finished up the 8th inning with back to back outs and Doug Slaten closed things out with a 1-2-3 9th inning to complete the no-hitter.

The Indians won the game 2-0 as Starling Marte hit his second home run of the season. Jake Fox, Nick Evans, and Gorkys Hernandez also all collected two hits a piece.