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New York Mets 2B Neil Walker Blasts First HR of 2017 (Video)

Apr 20, 2017; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets second baseman Neil Walker (20) is congratulated in the dugout by teammates after hitting a three run home run against the Philadelphia Phillies during the third inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

New York Mets second baseman Neil Walker gets a hold of one to record his first home run of the 2017 season. 

After a shaky beginning to tonight’s game, Noah Syndergaard and the Mets found themselves in a very early 5-1 hole.

But, you know what they say about this team: Live by the long ball, die by the long ball.

Neil Walker took these words to heart. After an Asdrubal Cabrera single and a Jay Bruce walk, Neil took an 0-2 curveball and put it over the center field fence:

Neil’s first homerun of the season cut the lead from four runs to one. This was the first homerun given up by Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola all season.

Can Syndergaard and the Mets get their biggest comeback win of the young 2017 season?