Dodgers’ Kershaw throws no-hitter, only runner reaches on error

Clayton Kershaw threw a no-hitter for the The Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night, marking the franchise’s major league leading 25th no-no.

The accomplishment came less than a month after the Dodgers’ Josh Beckett threw a no-hitter against the Phillies in Philadelphia.

“Beckett told me he’s going to teach me how to do that,” Kershaw said after the game. “So I have Josh to thank.”

The Texas-born southpaw struck out 15 and walked none.

Kershaw had a perfect game going in the seventh when shortstop Hanley Ramirez committed a throwing error on a ball hit to him by Corey Dickerson. Kershaw nearly lost the no-hitter soon after when Troy Tulowitzki hit a hard grounder to third, but Miguel Rojas fielded the ball behind the bag and made a long, accurate throw to first, which was aptly scooped by Adrian Gonzalez.

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