— 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 toreturn to pitching in a major league game soon after recovering from a torn lat muscle, noted his own karma problem. He refused to have an MRIin April for biceps soreness, and the lat issue emerged in his next start, resulting in months of recovery.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.