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Capuano earns a place in Mets lore

His two-hit, 13-K shutout Friday was one of the top performances in team history

Updated: August 27, 2011, 11:05 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- More than 52 years ago, Tom Seaver pitched arguably the most dominant game in New York Mets franchise history.

On Friday night, Chris Capuano pitched arguably the second-most dominant game in Mets history.

(Well, David Cone did strike out 19 Phillies on Oct. 6, 1991.)

Capuano fired a two-hit shutout, striking out a career-high 13, walking none and facing just one batter over the minimum in a 6-0 win over the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field.

In the process, ...

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