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Tigers’ Zimmermann loses perfect game in 7th vs Blue Jays

March 28, 2019
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball in Toronto on Thursday, March 28, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball in Toronto on Thursday, March 28, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Detroit Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann has lost his perfect game in Toronto with two outs in the seventh inning on an infield single.

Teoscar Hernandez hit a grounder up the middle that second baseman Josh Harrison smothered, but the throw was late and wide Thursday.

Hall of Famer Bob Feller is the only pitcher to throw a no-hitter on opening day, doing it for Cleveland against the Chicago White Sox on April 16, 1940. The Indians won 1-0.

Zimmermann pitched a no-hitter for Washington in 2014 against the Marlins.

The Tigers-Blue Jays game is scoreless.

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