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Noah Syndergaard, Carlos Gomez have Twitter exchange after scary moment in Mets-Brewers game

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard and Brewers outfielder Carlos

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard and Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez shared a mutual respect for one another via Twitter after Syndergaard hit Gomez with a pitch during a game at Citi Field on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

In the sixth inning of Noah Syndergaard's Citi Field debut, the hard-throwing righthander drilled Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez in the head.

Gomez was forced to leave the game but walked off the field under his own power after getting struck with the 96 mph fastball.

After earning his first big-league win, Syndergaard started his conversation with reporters by saying: "I just want to start by saying I hope Gomez is OK."

The rookie later took to Twitter to express the same sentiment, which led to a nice exchange with Gomez.

 

 

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