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Glavine falls 4 outs shy of Mets no-hitter, 9 years ago today

On May 23, 2004, the Mets’ Tom Glavine had a no-no in tact heading into the eighth inning, and fans at Shea were growing increasingly excited and tense as they now stood for every at-bat. After Glavine got the Colorado … Continue reading

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34 years ago today, Seaver’s only no-no

34 years ago today on June 16, 1978 – a year and a day after a trade that would go down in Mets infamy – Tom Seaver pitched his first and only no-hitter of his career while wearing a Cincinnati … Continue reading

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Padres nearly leave us flying solo

The San Diego Padres, the only other Major League franchise without a no-hitter, nearly left the Mets alone in that notoriety Saturday. But the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Juan Uribe broke up San Diego’s no-hitter with a two-out double against Luke … Continue reading

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Where was Dr. Joyce Brothers in MLB Network’s Costas-Michaels pairing?

Mets fans used to hearing their games called by Gary, Keith and Ron were thrown for a loop mid-game Friday night when longtime broadcasters Al Michales and Bob Costas jumped over to SNY from the MLB Network for a while. … Continue reading

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Thought of adding Humber a humbling possibility

Wouldn’t it have been odd if we would have had to add Philip Humber to our No hitters … After they left the Mets page … One of the prospects we gave up in the Johan Santana trade? Humber, now … Continue reading

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The Mets’ managerial finalists’ no-hit credentials

[picappgallerysingle id=”10085921″]Well it looks like the next Mets’ manager will not be Clint Hurdle, who was snagged by the Pittsburgh Pirates. So the finalists that new Mets’ general manager Sandy Alderson are giving a second look to are Bob Melvin, … Continue reading

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CBSSports.com column on Mets no no-no streak

Danny Knobler of CBSSports.com had a great column today on the Mets’ destiny to never throw a no-no. Check it out!

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Galarraga’s foiled perfection a good lesson in humanity

Armando Galarraga’s unrecognized perfect game currently sits in the record books as a 28-batter one-hitter, but despite this site’s statistical slant I’d like to take a look at this from a human element. Sports often can bring out the worst … Continue reading

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Maine pulled with no-hitter intact

John Maine becomes the 13th Mets starter to be pulled with a no-hitter intact. See our Pulled during a no-hitterpage for details.

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Mets triple plays

The Mets’ Pagan-Blanco-Reyes-Davis triple play against the Nationals on Wednesday night was the team’s 10th TP in its 48-plus year history. Here’s the full list, with some research help from the The Society For American Baseball Research and Retrosheet: May … Continue reading

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