And so, Gio Gonzalez saw a no-hitter go up in smoke in the seventh inning Monday night on a hit down the line by pinch hitter Zach Lutz that was thisclose to being foul (video here). Above, Gio's reaction as seen on TV. Yeah, Gio was thinking "foul" all the way; still a one-hit, complete game shutout isn't so bad:
Gio said his first thought when he saw Lutz's hit down the line was "foul!"— Amanda Comak (@acomak) September 10, 2013
Nats win, Reds lose: just 7 back in the WC...
(Screencap, Vine via SNY)