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Former Legacy Pitcher Makes Major League Debut With Mets Tonight

May 12, 2015 02:32PM ● Published by Kevin

Noah Syndergaard, 22, of Mansfield made his Major League debut on May 12 with the Mets. Photo by Rob Foldy, courtesy of Getty Images.

Noah Syndergaard will start in a Major League Baseball game for the first time in his career tonight for the New York Mets, taking the mound against Jake Arrieta (3-3, 3.41 ERA) of the Chicago Cubs. Syndergaard, 22, is from Mansfield and pitched at Legacy High School.

The 6'6", 240-pound righty starts for Dillon Gee, who was placed on the disabled list with a groin injury. Syndergaard was 3-0 with a 1.82 ERA in five starts for Las Vegas, a Triple A squad, before being called up to the majors.

"So humbled, honored and excited to be with #Mets. Now it's time to go to work!" Syndergaard tweeted yesterday.

We here back home in Mansfield wish Noah the best of luck tonight and in his career.

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