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Before Mike Pelfrey, the last Met to throw consecutive complete games was Rick Reed in 2001. The last Met with consecutive complete game wins was Bret Saberhagen in 1995.

* The last Met to throw 3 straight complete games was David Cone in 1990. The last Met with 3+ straight complete game WINS was Dwight Gooden in 1988. He had 4 in a row.

* The Mets record for consecutive complete games is 8, set by Tom Seaver (1969) and Jerry Koosman (1976)

* The Mets record for consecutive starts WITHOUT throwing a complete game is held by Bobby (righthanded) Jones, a 73-game stretch from 1997 to 2000. Oliver Perez's current 60-game streak ranks third, trailing Jones and Jae Seo (61, 2003-2005).

* Mike Pelfrey ranks tied for 49th in Mets history with 18 wins. Among those he's tied with: Armando Benitez, Orlando Hernandez, and Masato Yoshii.

* Mike Pelfrey now ranks tied for 57th all-time in career complete games by a Mets pitcher, with 2. He's tied with, among others, Anthony Young and Johan Santana.

* Mike Pelfrey ranks 74th in Mets history with 150 strikeouts, 1 behind Mike Hampton and Mike Scott.

* Mike Pelfrey ranks 23rd in Mets history with a .514 win percentage (minimum 35 decisions...he's 18-17). Another win before losing, and he'd pass Tom Glavine into 22nd place.

* The Mets record for career complete games is not yet within reach. Tom Seaver holds the mark with 171. He also holds the single-season mark with 21, set in 1971.

* The Mets record for walk-free complete games is also held by Seaver with 24, twice as many as Dwight Gooden. Mike Pelfrey has one now, tying him on the Mets all-time list with the likes of Warren Spahn and Mike Hampton.

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