The drought is over. After 50 years and 8,019 games, Johan Santana became the first New York Met to throw a no-hitter, in an 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The 136 pitches were the most he has thrown since missing the 2011 surgery. He did allow five Cardinals to reach base, so no pitching mechanics lessons from Kate Upton behind the rope.
If the season ended today, the Mets, 29-23, would be in the Wild Card playoff.
Note the fan getting drilled by security.
[Photos via Presswire, Intern Mike]