Johan Santana ends Mets' 50-year wait for a no-hitter


BY Anthony McCarron There's a lot to sink your teeth into about Johan Santana's remarkable performance Friday night. You knew the first no-hitter in Mets' history – in their 51st season, in their 8020th game – would be chock full of drama, intrigue and

The New York Mets have never had a no-hitter in their 50-plus season history; before Friday that comprised 8019 games. That streak might end Friday night at Citi Field in New York. Lefthander Johan

The New York Mets have never had a no-hitter in their 50-plus season history; before Friday that comprised 8019 games. That streak might end Friday night at Citi Field in New York. Lefthander Johan

Mets pitcher Johan Santana did not allow a hit before—or after—that, and thus threw the Mets' first no-hitter. Adrian Johnson tried to explain his call to Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. (AP Photo) “I saw the ball hitting outside the line,

By Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY Johan Santana's road back from shoulder surgery wasn't nearly as long as the New York Mets' path to the first no-hitter in franchise history. Given his struggles since becoming a Met and the franchise's tortured history with

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