Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Florence Freedom No Hitter

On Sunday, Preston Vancil (2-0) of the Florence Freedom pitched the first no-hitter in team history. In a 149 pitch outing, Vancil walked seven and hit a batter but did not give up a hit while striking out eight. The no-hitter came on only the second professional start of his career. Vancil is yet to give up a run in two appearances for the Freedom. The win propelled the local Frontier League team to a 28-29 record.

Preston Vancil's no hitter is the first in Florence Freedom team history and only the 13th no hitter in the history of the Frontier League.

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