New York Mets starting pitcher, NOAH SYNDERGAARD, pitches to LA Dodgers second baseman, Chase Utley, at citiFIELD. SYNDERGAARD was ejected from the game in the third inning by home plate umpire,Adam Hamari for intentionally throwing behind Chase Utley. The LA Dodgers went on to win 9-1.
Uploaded are 7 selected images from tonight’s Dodgers/Mets game at citiFIELD, won by the Dodgers 9-1. The game was driven by two major events: First, the ejection of Mets’ starting pitcher, Noah Syndergaard, for allegedly throwing a pitch behind Chase Utley on purpose, followed by the arguing and subsequent ejection of the New York Mets manager, Terry Collins. And secondly, the hitting barrage of Chase Utley, who hit two home runs, the second of which was a grand slam in the 7th inning.
These two events, coupled with strong pitching performance of Dodgers’ starting pitcher, Kenta Maeda, spelled victory for the Dodgers.