— Noah Syndergaard (@Noahsyndergaard) September 19, 2017
Syndergaard, who included a #imatexanrepublican hashtag, received a “stick to baseball” comment from at least one responder, but others applauded him for expressing his view:
Seriously, ignore the "stick to sports" people. Ballplayers are better with brains. #PitchersArePeopleToo
— Elizabeth Hermann (@BetsyHermann) September 19, 2017
As for the science of linking the frequency and fury of recent hurricanes to climate change, well, that’s complicated.
Syndergaard, expected to return to pitching soon after recovering from a torn chest muscle, noted his own karma problem. He refused to have an MRI in April, and his condition worsened to the point that he had to spend months recovering.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.