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Tomo Ohka just lost a no-hitter to Placido Polanco to lead off the seventh inning.
Polanco first lost his game bat to a fan who refused to trade it for an autographed model. On the next pitch he then dribbled a ball halfway down the third base line that was dropped by third baseman Edwards "At least I'm not Fernando Tatis" Guzman as he transitioned it to his throwing hand. Guzman may have had Polanco if he fielded and threw the ball cleanly. It was ruled a hit though the rules indicate that the first hit to break up a no-hitter should be a clean one.
Bobby Abreu made the point moot, hitting a two-run home run to give the Phils a 2-0 lead. No stranger to no-hitters, Kevin Millwood is still pitching a 1-hit shutout himself.
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