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New York Mets Create History in First No-Hitter Game, Pitchers Fill In Void Left by Jacob deGrom

Published 04/30/2022, 8:30 AM EDT

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New York Mets are setting new benchmarks with each game this season. Under the guidance of iconic manager Buck Showalter, the Mets are in no mood to slow down in the 2022 MLB season. It is like they are on a mission to achieve something. With their consistent performances, the Steve Cohen-owned team has become a headache for other MLB franchises.

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Having played more than six series, the Mets are yet to lose any series this season. When the regular season started, the Mets suffered a huge setback with the injury of their key players Jacob deGrom, and Max Scherzer. But who knew that this team will go on to create history in the current season without their starting pitcher by their side.


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This Buck Showalter-led team has been on a roll this season. First, they lost their starting pitcher right before the opening day game, and then their hitters faced some injury-threatening nasty pitches from opposition pitchers. But all of this did not affect their performance.

New York Mets post first no-hitter game of the season with combined efforts from pitchers

While playing their seventh series of the season against the Philadelphia Phillies, the Mets created history. In the first game of the series, the New York Mets posted a no-hitter game against the Phillies. In the absence of their starting pitcher, the Mets put their combined effort into achieving this feat.

With 15 strikeouts and no hits in his 88 pitches, Tylor Megill was the hero for the New York Mets on Friday. he pitched for five innings, and still no Phillies could hit him. Later, Drew Smith, Joely Rodriguez, Seth Lugo, and Edwin Diaz did the rest for the Mets. They completed their innings without a single hit against the Phillies.


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Ultimately, the Mets won the game 3-0 against the Phillies. If they win the second game on Saturday, they will win their seventh consecutive series this season. As per ESPN, this was only the second no-hitter game in the history of the New York Mets. Although Jacob deGrom is out because of his shoulder injury, the Mets pitchers have not let their team down in terms of pitching.


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This Mets team led by the visionary Buck Showalter is up to something serious this season. If things go their way, they might end up winning a couple of titles by the end of the season.

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Written by:

Abhishek Kumar


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Abhishek Kumar is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. After completing his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Abhishek has been working in the media industry since two years. Before joining EssentiallySports, he previously worked at APN News as a sub-editor, where he has written articles on sports and politics.
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Simar Singh Wadhwa