Game 50: Citi Field is Chase Utley’s World and the 1986 Mets are merely visiting.

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Noah Syndergaard was ejected for throwing a pitch behind Chase Utley in the Dodgers’ 9-1 win. (Getty Images)

NEW YORK — Chase Utley owned the Mets so bad on Saturday, a day the franchise set aside to honor its 1986 championship team, it became a part of his Wikipedia page. Utley hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and effectively got Noah Syndergaard thrown out of the game when a pitch whizzed behind him in the third inning of the Dodgers’ 9-1 win. The box score is here.

Julio Urias‘ first major league call-up did not last long.

Here’s what they were saying after the game:

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About J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.