KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The man-child on the mound was simply getting some work in, two simulated innings to keep sharp for the World Series.
It was late afternoon at Kauffman Stadium, dimmed by dark clouds on this overcast day in Kansas City, and even his New York Mets teammates wanted no part of 6-foot-6 Noah Syndergaard.
David Wright bounded into the batting cage, watched a few fastballs whizz by like pellets fired from a BB gun, and stepped right back out.
“How are you supposed to hit that?” he asked buddy Michael Cuddyer.