Marte singles in 7th for Pirates' first hit off Lester

May 15, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) Starling Marte has singled with one out in the seventh for Pittsburgh's first hit against Chicago Cubs left-hander Jon Lester.

Marte then stole second and scored on Jung Ho Kang's two-out double, chasing Lester. Kang's hit lifted the Pirates to a 1-0 lead.

The 32-year-old Lester was trying for his second career no-hitter and the second for the Cubs this season.

Lester, then with Boston, threw a no-hitter on May 19, 2008, in a 7-0 win over Kansas City in what his first complete game.

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Cubs ace Jake Arrieta no-hit the Cincinnati Reds on April 21 in a 16-0 victory.



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