July 5

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1965: The Mets sweep a doubleheader against the Cubs, 3-2 and 3-0, at Shea Stadium. Ron Swoboda homers in both games and Tom Parsons pitches his only major league shutout in the nightcap.

1971: The Mets defeat the Expos, 8-0, to gain a split of a doubleheader. Ray Sadecki retires the last 19 Montreal batters in pitching a three-hit shutout.

1979: Craig Swan strikes out ten batters and pitches a complete game in a 3-2 Mets win over the Phillies at Philadelphia.

1985: Rick Aguilera pitches a five-hitter and Wally Backman hits a home run in a 6-1 Mets win over the Braves at Atlanta.

1990: The Mets hit five home runs in a 9-8 victory over the Braves in Atlanta. Wally Whitehurst records his first major league win.

1994: Bret Saberhagen pitches eight innings two-hit ball (facing 26 batters) and hits a run-scoring double in a 4-2 Mets win over the Giants at San Francisco.

1995: Bobby Bonilla hits a run-scoring single in the ninth inning to give the Mets a 5-4 win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

2002: The Mets defeat the Florida Marlins, 5-3, in Miami. Mike Bacsik gets his first major league win.

2003: After being held without a hit for six innings, the Mets erupt for six runs and a 6-2 win over the Reds at Cincinnati.

2006: The Mets score five runs in the first inning for a 5-0 win over the Pirates at Shea Stadium.

2007: The Mets pound out thirteen hits in a 6-2 win over the Astros at Houston.

2011: Jason Bay and Carlos Beltran combine for three homers and six RBIs in a 6-0 Mets win over the Dodgers at Los Angeles.

2012: The Mets score two runs in the ninth inning for a 6-5 win over the Phillies at Citi Field.

2013: Kirk Nieuwenhuis goes 4-for-4 and drives in five runs in a 12-5 Mets win over the Brewers at Milwaukee.

2015: Steven Matz and Logan Verrett combine for a three-hit shutout in an 8-0 Mets win over the Dodgers at Los Angeles.