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Louisville Eclipse/Colonels 4, New York Mets 0

It’s well known around these parts that the New York Mets, Tampa Bay Rays and San Diego Padres are the only three MLB franchises with no no-hitter (Ubaldo Jimenez got the Rockies out of that exclusive club this season). But … Continue reading

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Twinbill no-nos

Of the 264 no-hitters in Major League baseball history, 39 were thrown during doubleheaders. More were thrown during openers than nightcaps. Continue reading

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Maine to return to Mets’ rotation

The Mets and starter John Maine have agreed to terms of a contract, MLB.com is reporting. That means the right-hander will return to the rotation with the opportunity to throw the first no-hitter in franchise history. Maine currently holds the … Continue reading

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This day in Mets rare feat history: Hickman hits for cycle

Forty-six years ago today, on Aug. 7, 1963, Jim Hickman became the first New York Met to hit for the cycle, accomplishing a feat nearly as rare as a no-hitter. Hickman’s accomplishment at the Polo Grounds is considered a natural … Continue reading

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Erickson added to ‘No-hitters before they were Mets’

We have a new addition to our No-hitters thrown before they came to the Mets page, though the accomplishment happened 15 years ago. An oversight had omitted Scott Erickson, who threw a no-no as a Minnesota Twin on April 27, … Continue reading

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Mets Weekly interview and various other catch-ups

Just settling in back home after a great trek out to New York/New Jersey that included a trip to Citi Field for Santana and the Mets’ 7-0 shutout of the Colorado Rockies. Huge thanks to Dave Mackey for posting the … Continue reading

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Pedro a Phillie, will a no-hitter follow?

The Philadelphia Phillies introduced the newest member of their pitching staff Wednesday, and this has all the makings of a potential new entry for our No-hitters … after they left the Mets page. Pedro Martinez signed a one-year, $1 million … Continue reading

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Giants’ Sanchez gets season’s first no-hitter

Hey Mets, this is how it’s done! The San Francisco Giants’ Jonathan Sanchez threw a no-hitter against the San Diego Padres Friday night, the first Major League no-no this season. Sanchez nearly had a perfect game, striking out 11 and … Continue reading

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This day in mets no-no history – Seaver’s no-hitter

31 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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Star-Ledger column that mentions site quotes Seaver no-hitter-killer Qualls

Steve Politi of the Newark Star-Ledger had a great column about the Mets’ dubious no no-hitters streak today in which I was quoted about this site. Politi interviewed Jimmy Qualls, who hit a ninth-inning, one-out single to break up Tom … Continue reading

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