Johan Santana tosses no-hitter

Updated: June 2, 2012, 11:50 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- After more than a half century and 8,020 games, Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in New York Mets' history.

Aided by an umpire's missed call and an incredible catch by a left fielder who grew up in Queens as a Mets fan, Santana's start is also the first no-hitter of his career.

In the 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, Santana, who missed last season because of shoulder surgery, walked five and struck out eight, while testing the limits of his comeback.

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