Homer Bailey Tosses The 7th No-Hitter of 2012 [11 HQ Photos]

Christian Bale look-a-like Homer Bailey tossed the first Reds no-no since 1988 to defeat the Pirates. As we’ve said before, 2012 is the year of the pitcher. It’s the 7th no-hitter of the 2012 season, tied for the 2nd most in an MLB season. The last season 7 no-hitters were thrown was 1991.

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