Syndergaard hits 100 MPH 18 times vs. Philly

Thor brought the heat in the series opener against Philadelphia.

Talk about electric. Noah Syndergaard's fastball was unwordly on Monday night against the Philadelphia Phillies and it left its mark on catcher Kevin Plawecki

The New York Mets ace struck out 12 batters and out-dueled Phillies rookie Jerad Eickhoff

Syndergaard threw 12 pitches 100 MPH+ on Monday and 7 MLB teams have thrown fewer since 2008 and they include:

Tampa Bay 10
Baltimore 8
Toronto 5
Arizona  3
Milwaukee 2
Minnesota 1
Houston 1

David Wright slugged two home runs and Lucas Duda and Neil Walker went back-to-back in the eighth inning as the Amazin's earned a 5-2 victory.

Logan Verrett takes the mound on Tuesday night against Vince Velazquez as the Mets look for their fifth win in the past six games. 

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