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By Jerry BeachThe Sports Xchange NEW YORK—With a redeye flight to New York awaiting him, Terry Francona slept through Johan Santana's no-hitter for the New York Mets Friday night. But nobody in America had a better idea of what Mets manager Terry Collins went through as Santana's pursuit of history took him past his prescribed pitch count. Pitch counts were the topic of the day Saturday afternoon, a little more than 12 hours after Santana threw the first no-hitter in the 50-year history of the Mets in an 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Collins, who was near tears Friday as he discussed how difficult it was for him to resist the urge to pull Santana in the middle of the no-hitter, was less emotional Saturday but no less conflicted. "I went against just about everything I stand for, and that's taking the chance, first of all, of hurting your whole ballclub through the next four months for an instant decision of glory of one inning," Collins said "...
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A St. Louis newspaper gave an asterisk to Johan Santana's no-hitter against the Cardinals. See what their reason was.
While the Phillies were playing through some late innings of a rain-delayed game against the Miami Marlins, history was made just north in Queens, New York.
New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana threw his first career no-hitter Friday night in Citi Field against the St. Louis Cardinals, who came in to the night as the best hitting team in the National League. Santana, who labored...
Johan Santana? More like No-han Santana, amirite? (*Rimshot. "I'll be here all week."*)
Santana tossed the first no-no in the history of the Metropolitans Friday night in an 8-0 victory over the Cardinals. It took Johan a career-high 134 pitches to complete the task and he was also aided by an incorrect call in the 6th inning.
Carlos Beltran's liner in that...
NY Mets pitcher Johan Santana and NYM manager Terry Collins post no hitter interviews via SNY.
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Santana's brief speech to the clubhouse.
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Johan Santana's no-hitter came at a cost to the New York Mets.
Injured outfielder Mike Baxter is expected to miss about six weeks after crashing into the fence while making an outstanding catch to preserve Santana's no-hitter Friday night against St. Louis. And reliever Ramon Ramirez is likely headed to the disabled list as well after straining his right hamstring during...
Watch the final out of Johan Santana's no-hitter
All of the New York Mets were absolutely ecstatic over Johan Santana’s masterful pitching dominance that gave the franchise it’s first no-hitter in over 50 years. I wouldn’t say they were full, hard-on erection excited, but from the looks of the post-game interview with coincidentally Mets starter R.A. Dickey, they were pleasantly plump.
Starting pitcher of the New York Mets, Johan Santana has thrown the first no-hitter in team history on Friday, June 1. Here's the video of the complete game victory:
Link to Santana's no-hitter
With the no-hitter by the Mets, the San Diego Padres are the remaining franchise in Major League Baseball to have yet to throw a no-no.
In an event most Mets fans never thought we would see, the club finally got a no hitter. Star Johan Santana pitched a gem for the first no hitter in the clubs 51 year history.
I will follow up with more details later, right now I am just enjoying the moment!
Alright, so I don’t have any real historical evidence that proves Mets fans traditional ruin great moments but when Johan Santana completed the first no-hitter in the 50 year history of the New York Mets the celebration was somewhat overshadowed by a jean shorts wearing fan that ran onto the field.
For those of you that think I’ve lost my mind, watch the video of the final at...
Congratulations Mets fans. The wait is finally over, and it feels good. It was great to be able to see some Mets history being made, but I couldn’t help noticing how much attention there was surrounding Johan Santana’s pitch count. I know he’s coming off a serious shoulder surgery, but was there ever really a question about whether he would have been pulled from that...
June got off to a rousing start with a 10-4 picking start. That Mets pick sort of worked out
didn't it? Nice going, Johan Santana. Good for you and for the Mets. The Angels over the
Rangers was another particularly good pick. Mike Trout again stole the show. The guy is the
most exciting player in the game right now. On the flip side, the Pirates won easily and the