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Giants lefty Moore pitching no-hitter through 8 vs Dodgers
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Giants lefty Moore pitching no-hitter through 8 vs Dodgers

Published Aug. 26, 2016 1:58 a.m. ET

LOS ANGELES (AP) Matt Moore of the San Francisco Giants is pitching a no-hitter through eight innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Moore had thrown 119 pitches Thursday night at Dodger Stadium, striking out seven and walking three. The Giants led 4-0.

Speedy Giants center fielder Denard Span made the defensive play of the game in the second inning, racing far into the left-center field gap for an outstanding catch on a slicing drive by Adrian Gonzalez.

Moore is seeking his first win since being traded from Tampa Bay to the Giants earlier this month. The 27-year-old lefty was 0-3 in his first four starts for San Francisco.

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Moore missed most of the 2014 and 2015 seasons after having Tommy John surgery.

The Giants began the day three games behind the NL West-leading Dodgers.

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