On June 1,2012 the Mets began a 4 game series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. It was a night to remember as Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in Mets history. For more on his start see Johan Santana Gives Mets First No-Hitter. Johan became the first Mets pitcher to throw a no-hitter. With this in the record books the San Diego Padres are the only team to never have thrown a no-hitter. As well before the no-hitter the Mets went 8,019 without one. It was the 8,020th game in the team's history. The Mets won 8-0. Here are the notes of the game.
- Johan Santana threw 134 pitches which was his career high. He threw 8 strike outs and walked 5 batters.
- Carlos Beltran made his return and most notably with a blown call in the 6th inning when third base umpire Adrian Johnson ruled a fair ball that hit the chalk on the left side foul.