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Santana's hard-luck season continues

The Mets' ace tied a team record on Sunday by losing two complete games in a row

Updated: August 22, 2010, 7:10 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PITTSBURGH -- Johan Santana now has this in common with Jerry Koosman: They're the last two pitchers to suffer consecutive complete-game losses as a New York Met.

Santana joined Koosman with that dubious distinction after solo homers by ex-Met Lastings Milledge and Jose Tabata lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory Sunday at PNC Park. Koosman suffered his consecutive complete-game losses in 1977, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

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