New York City New York. New York Mets left handed pitchersaid on Saturday his left arm that was operated on a few years ago is just fine after he threw a career high 134 pitches on Friday night to record the Mets first no hitter in the 50 years of the team in the Mets 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Citi Field.
Mets manager Terry Collins said he was not going to take Santana out of the game in the ninth inning because he did not to have to fight his pitcher since he was about to make history. Collins said he is concerned about the health of his players.
Collins said after the game his bosses general manager Sandy Alderson and chief operating officer Fred Wilpon said to him not to second guess himself about letting Santana pitch his no hitter despite the risk of an injury happening.
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