Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud bruised the home run apple in centerfield, so the team gave it a bandage. 

By Extra Mustard
October 18, 2015

A bruised piece of fruit is no good, so the Mets are trying to nurse their centerfield home run apple back to health after Travis d’Arnaud wounded it with a long blast on Saturday night. 

D’Arnaud’s solo shot in the sixth inning stretched the Mets’ lead to two and helped them beat the Cubs in Game 1 of the NLCS. 

MLB’s Statcast data calculated the ball’s exit velocity at 107.4 mph and the distance at 431 feet. So yeah, that’s gonna leave a mark. 

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