Earlier tonight, Johan Santana shut down the St. Louis Cardinals 8-0 in front of 27,069 Mets fans at Citi Field. Santana threw 134 pitches, had eight strikeouts and walked five batters. While it wasn't exactly the most efficient no-hitter in MLB history, a no-hitter is a non-hitter.
As with any no-hitter, there was one controversial play that people will talk about for years to come. Former Mets outfielder, Carlos Beltran hit line drive down the third base line. While replays appeared to have shown chalk dust in the air (indicating that the ball hit the line, which is a fair ball), it was ruled a foul ball. Beltran ended up grounding out.