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Liriano Throws First No Hitter Of The Season Against Struggling White Sox

Last updated on Wednesday, May 4, 2011

(CHICAGO, IL) - Francisco Liriano threw the first no-hitter of the season as the Minnesota Twins blanked the Chicago White Sox 1-0.

Liriano threw 123 pitches, walking six and striking out two in picking up not only his first career no-hitter, but his first Major League complete game.

Jason Kubel accounted for Minnesota's offense, hitting a solo home run off Chicago starter Edwin Jackson in the fourth inning as the Twins snap a six-game losing streak.

Liriano improves to 2-4 while Jackson falls to 2-4.

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