Noah Syndergaard hit two home runs against Kenta Maeda
Bartolo Colon can’t hold the spotlight for this long, not if Noah Syndergaard has anything to say about it. During Wednesday’s game against the Dodgers, Syndergaard blasted two home runs -- one solo, one three-run -- against starter Kenta Maeda, helping the Mets take a 4-2 lead after five innings. Syndergaard struck out in his third at-bat facing reliever Chris Hatcher.
Syndergaard is the first pitcher to hit two home runs in a game since Micah Owings did so with the Diamondbacks against the Braves on August 18, 2007.
Home run numero uno:
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Home run numero dos:
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Syndergaard gave up a pair of homers as well, both of the solo variety, to Corey Seager in the third and Yasmani Grandal in the fourth.