Saturday, June 02, 2012

Johan Santana's No-Hitter

Art by Joe Petruccio. More on his sketchblog My Mets Journal.

A year ago, Johan Santana underwent career-threatening shoulder surgery. Three months ago, Mets fans didn’t know if he’d pitch this season- And if he could, how effective would he be?  Last night, Santana threw the first no-hitter in Mets history, against the St. Louis Cardinals, currently the best offensive team in baseball.  Mets manager Terry Collins to Santana, late in the game: “You’re my hero.” What a great night to be a Mets fan.

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