ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel has not allowed a hit through six innings against the Los Angeles Angels.
Keuchel has walked only one Friday night in the first game back from the All-Star break for the defending World Series champions.
The heavily bearded Keuchel has never allowed fewer than three hits in a complete game during his career, but is in position to become the first left-hander to throw a no-hit complete game for the Astros, who have 11 no-hitters in franchise history.
Houston led 3-0 after six innings. Keuchel retired the Angels’ first nine batters, and then the next nine after walking leadoff hitter David Fletcher in the fourth.
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