April 14

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1967: Jerry Koosman makes his first major league appearance. Koosman pitches 2 and two-thirds innings of relief with two strikeouts in the Mets' 5-1 loss to the Phillies.

1968: In his home state of Texas, Nolan Ryan gets his first career win as the Mets defeat the Astros, 4-0. Ryan pitches six and two-thirds innings with eight strikeouts in a combined shutout with Danny Frisella (who records his first major league save.)

1978: Tom Grieve homers in the ninth inning and Lenny Randle hits a run-scoring double in the 10th to give the Mets a 3-2 win over the Expos at Montreal.

1982: Mike Scott pitches a complete game in an 8-1 Mets win over the Phillies at Shea Stadium.

1985: Dwight Gooden pitches a shutout in a 4-0 Mets win over the Reds at Shea Stadium. The victory is the Mets' fifth in a row to start the season.

1987: The Mets score twice in the ninth inning for a 7-5 win over the Phillies at Philadelphia.

1988: Bob Ojeda pitches a two-hit shutout and Lenny Dykstra homers in a 1-0 Mets win over the Expos at Shea Stadium.

1989: The Mets score seven runs in the fifth inning and defeat the Cardinals, 9-4, at St. Louis.

1991: Frank Viola pitches a five-hitter in a 7-1 Mets win over the Expos at Shea Stadium.

1992: Six doubles produce eight runs for the Mets in an 8-5 win over the Phillies at Shea Stadium.

1993: The Mets collect twelve hits in a 6-3 win over the Rockies at Colorado.

1994: After squandering a five-run lead, the Mets rebound for a 10-9 win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

1996: The Mets collect a total of sixteen hits in a 10-4 victory over the Rockies at Colorado.

1998: Al Leiter pitches seven scoreless innings and hits a two-run single in a 6-0 Mets win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

1999: John Franco records his 400th career save in the Mets' 4-1 win over the Marlins at Shea Stadium. Franco becomes the second reliever after Lee Smith to reach that total.

2000: The Mets score four runs in the 12th inning for an 8-5 win over the Pirates at Pittsburgh.

2002: Roberto Alomar drives in four runs with a pair of homers in a 6-4 Mets win over the Expos at Shea Stadium.

2005: The Mets complete a three-game series sweep with a 4-3 win over the Astros at Shea Stadium.

2006: Mets pitchers compile fourteen strikeouts in a 4-3 win over the Brewers at Shea Stadium.

2012: Jon Niese and two relievers team up for a six-hit shutout in a 5-0 Mets win over the Phillies at Philadelphia.

2014: The Mets collect thirteen hits in a 7-3 win over the Diamondbacks at Arizona.

2015: The Mets defeat the Phillies, 6-5, at Citi Field. The Phils hit four solo home runs in the game.