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Noah ‘Thor’ Syndergaard denies responsibility for NYC lightning strike (pic)


A mesmerizing bolt of lightning struck the Empire State Building during a storm that halted Monday’s tilt between the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. And Mets electrifying starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard, of course nicknamed Thor, denied any responsibility for it.

Syndergaard took to Twitter Monday evening to stress that there were no Mjölnir-based shenanigans at play during the lightning strike.

Good to know. Good to know. Although it warrants pointing out that Syndergaard didn’t rule out that the awe-inspiring sight was somehow orchestrated by that no-good, meddling Loki. Could have been him for sure.

With that in mind, wouldn’t it be awesome if there was a major leaguer who went by that moniker? How cool would a showdown between Syndergaard and that guy be? Talk about mythical, right?

As far as the lightning strike in question, though, it could have simply been, you know, just Mother Nature showcasing her affinity for natural fireworks. That’s probably the case.

[CBS Sports]