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Indecision 2008

Yes, another post today (keep scrolling down for the others).

Apparently Wednesday was historic...it marked the 2,000th time, by Baseball-Reference calculations, that a Mets starter got a no-decision.

I must admit I find this kind of list fascinating.

Most No-Decisions
Mets Starter, Team History

75- Ron Darling
75- Tom Seaver
74- Sid Fernandez
71- Jerry Koosman
61- Dwight Gooden
60- Bobby Jones
59- Craig Swan

I mentioned that the Mets were 4-14 when Pedro Martinez started and got a no-decision. Tom Seaver can relate.

The Mets went 29-46 in games in which Tom Seaver started and got a no-decision.

Most Mets Losses
Starting Pitcher Got No-Decision

46- Tom Seaver
40- Sid Fernandez
36- Jerry Koosman
34- Dwight Gooden
33- Craig Swan
30- Ron Darling
27- Bobby Jones

Yet, they were 45-30 in games in which Ron Darling started and got a no-decision.

Most Mets Wins
Starting Pitcher Got No-Decision

45- Ron Darling
35- Jerry Koosman
34- Sid Fernandez
33- Bobby Jones
29- Tom Seaver
27- Dwight Gooden

Comments

SS said…
I was teaching the youngins about Ron Darling the other day. They never scored for him. A typical Darling memory is him coming out after 7, trailing 2-1.

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