(CNN)The New York Mets threw a combined no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday — the first no-hitter of the 2022 Major League Baseball season.
Mets’ Tylor Megill started the game, going five innings, striking out five and walking three batters. Drew Smith, Joely Rodriguez and Seth Lugo came in relief. Edwin Díaz came in to close the game in the ninth inning and struck out the side. The Mets would go on to win 3-0. 2 Milwaukee Brewers combine to throw MLB's record 9th no-hitter this seasonThis is the second no-hitter in Mets history. The first one came in 2012 when Johan Santana no-hit the St. Louis Cardinals.
During the 2021 MLB season, there were nine no-hitters, breaking the all-time record. The previous record for most no-hitters thrown in a given year was eight, which was set in 1884.