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Saturday's recap: Phillies 5, Cubs 0

The Cubs were no-hit for the first time in nearly 50 years as Cole Hamels blanked them 5-0 Saturday while striking out 13 before a crowd of 41,683 at Wrigley Field. The last no-hitter against them was Sandy Koufax's perfect game on Sept. 9, 1965, at Dodger Stadium.

History making

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Hamels tossed the 13th no-hitter in Phillies history and his first career complete-game no-hitter. He threw six innings in a combined no-hitter on Sept. 1, 2014, at Atlanta.

Key at-bat

With two outs in the third Ryan Howard hit a three-run homer off Cubs loser Jake Arrieta.

In the field

Center-fielder Odubel Herrera made a diving catch on the warning track in left-center to rob David Ross of extra bases in the eighth inning. Then he made another acrobatic catch on Kris Bryant's deep drive to end the game.

Key number

9: Times the Cubs have been shut out this year.

The quote

"I was just happy that I was able to execute pitches in the first two innings. I've had kind of a tough time in the last two weeks." Hamels when asked if he was thinking no-hitter throughout the game.

Up next

Vs. Phillies, 1:20 p.m., Sunday, ABC-7.

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