Originally posted on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog  |  Last updated 12/4/11
Below is a graphic which compares Chris Capuano‘s two-hit shutout against the Braves in August with other great pitching performances by Mets pitchers over the years: For a larger version, click here. Michael Baron: There was no question Capuano had no-hit stuff that night. He was perfect for the first four innings before allowing a broken bat single to Dan Uggla, but he was flat out dominant with pinpoint control from start to finish, and it was fun to watch. As good of a start as that was, it seemed as though Capuano never totally recovered from throwing 122 pitches that night. All year, Capuano struggled after throwing around 70 pitches, and he was well above that threshold in that outing. No matter, it was a memorable start in an otherwise disappointing season for the entire pitching staff. As always, excellent work on this graphic by Rob Castellano from Amazin Avenue.
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