Former Dayton Dragons hurler Tyler Mahle pitched a nine-inning no-hitter for the Daytona Tortugas on Monday.
The Cincinnati Reds prospect struck out six and walked none in Daytona’s 4-0 win over the Jupiter Hammerheads. He allowed only one baserunner, who reached after being hit by a pitch.
Mahle is 8-3 with a 2.50 ERA, 76 strikeouts and 17 walks in 79.1 innings (13 starts) for the Tortugas. The right-hander pitched in the Midwest League last year, going 13-8 with a 2.43 ERA, 135 strikeouts and 25 walks in 152 innings (27 games/26 starts) for the Dragons.
Mahle is the younger brother of Los Angeles Angels LHP Greg Mahle, who made his major-league debut this year. Greg Mahle was a relief pitcher for the 2014 Burlington Bees, posting a 3.38 ERA with 38 strikeouts and 12 walks in 29.1 innings (18 games).