7,992: Jon Niese brings us 8 games away from 8,000

7,992: Jon Niese brings us 8 #Mets games away from 8,000 by yielding a lead-off infield single to Jose Altuve for our latest no #nohitter.

Of the Mets’ 7,992 games without a no hitter:

  • 1,822 games began with a lead-off hit by the Mets’ opponent
  • 1,351 potential no-hitters were broken up by a single
  • 297 potential no-hitters were broken up by a double
  • 63 potential no-hitters were broken up by a triple
  • 111 potential no-hitters were broken up by a home run
  • 977 of those games were played on the road
  • 843 were played at home (61 at Citi Field, 746 at Shea Stadium and 36 at the Polo Grounds)
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