A look behind the box score of Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter Thursday for the Cubs, who beat the Cincinnati Reds 16-0.
2: Career no-hitters for Arrieta. His first came on Aug. 30, 2015 against the Dodgers, 2-0. Chicago had 13 hits in that game.
2: Hits by Arrieta in four at-bats Thursday. He also walked once and scored a run.
2: Home runs by the Cubs’ Kris Bryant on Thursday. He also homered in Arrieta’s first no-hitter.
4: Defending Cy Young Award winners to throw a no-hitter.
6: Strikeouts by Arrieta, half the amount he had in his first no-no.
6: RBIs by Bryant, bringing his season total to 13.
16: Runs scored by the Cubs, second most in history for the winning team in a no-hitter. Pud Galvin’s Buffalo Bisons beat Detroit 18-0 on Aug. 4, 1884.
18: Hits by the Cubs on Thursday.
30: Pitchers with multiple no-hitters in major-league history. Arrieta joins Larry Corcoran (three) and Ken Holtzman (two) as the Cubs on the list.
119: Pitches thrown by Arrieta.
197: Pitches thrown by the Reds’ four pitchers.
Compiled by Jon Schultz