Jake Arrieta probably didn't get the national love he deserved over the last year. But that all changed on Sunday night. While the no-hitter was a great personal accomplishment, the story of how Arrieta went from failed prospect to Cy Young candidate is one by which any onlooker would be impressed. If you know Arrieta, the no-hitter wasn't the final step, it was just the beginning of what he believes will be a long stretch of success. At BP Wrigleyville, Sahadev Sharma takes a look at Arrieta's rise to ace pitcher.
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