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Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell fell just inches short of hitting a home run at Citi Field

Tuesday night's matchup between the Nats and Mets at Citi Field featured a can't-miss pitching duel between Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom. Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell was looking forward to it:

If you're confused about Mitchell's apparent allegiance to the Mets, there's an explanation -- his dad is the team's director of player relations, so naturally he's a fan.

Hours before Tuesday night's game, Mitchell took his hacks during batting practice and fell just inches short of a homer to right-center.

There it is, banging off the 380-foot marker. Just a little more oomph and it might have carried over the fence.

That's a pretty good rip, right there ...