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PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Right-hander James McDonald took the bump for game one of the double-header at PNC Park on Wednesday afternoon and pitched a gem. The right-hander took a no-hitter against the Colorado Rockies into the seventh inning, where he also allowed his first and only run of his outing.

"Once I got in the dugout, I said, ‘I had a no-hit. Two more innings is all I need," McDonald said. "In the seventh inning you’re aware of it, but are you thinking about it pitch by pitch? No...The main goal is to win the game. I’d rather have the win then throw a no-hitter."

The 28-year-old broke up a no-hit big with a base knock off San Francisco's Matt Cain on April 13. He also took a no-hitter into the seventh during an outing during spring training.

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