Kyler Burke Contributes To No-Hitter For Daytona Cubs

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Ooltewah High School standout Kyler Burke, Ben Wells and Zach Cates combined pitched a seven-inning no-hitter for the Daytona Cubs against the Dunedin Blue Jays Tuesday. 

The original game was suspended on Aug. 21 in Dunedin, where Wells started the perfect no-hitter for one inning before rain delayed the game. 

It was continued in Daytona on Tuesday where Burke pitched the next perfect five innings and Cates finished it off for the last one. 

Burke is a left-hander who was originally an outfielder.

The game ended 1-0, with Daytona on top.


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