Schilling One Out From No-No
Ortiz solo homer is enough as Boston squeaks by Oakland, 1-0
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Jun 8, 2007 4:11 AM CDT
Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling throws to the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 7, 2007. Schilling threw a complete, one-hit game in a 1-0...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Shannon Stewart hit a single with two outs in the 9th to blight Curt Schilling's bid for the first no-hitter of his career in Oakland. The Boston righty/blogger shook off his catcher's call for a slider and threw a fastball outside to the A's outfielder, who had been fooled outside all game.

Schilling had to settle for his third career one-hitter. David Ortiz scored the only run of the third game of the series, with a solo shot in the first inning. Oakland barely lost its own bid—for its first sweep of the Red Sox since 1932, when the club was located in Philadelphia.