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Noah Syndergaard capped his historic outing with a relevant 'Avengers: Endgame' reference

Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard made history on Thursday against the Reds, becoming the first pitcher since 1983 to hit a home run and throw a shutout in a 1-0 game.

Thor was straight-up dealing, and looked pretty imposing in doing so.

It was his finest start of the season, especially after a first month-plus that saw him go 1-3 with a 6.35 ERA in six starts. So, Syndergaard began the month of May with a fresh start -- something he alluded to on Twitter after the game (warning: minor "Avengers: Endgame" reference incoming):

If the image above doesn't make sense to you, go see "Endgame." If it does make sense, you'll appreciate this postgame nugget from's Anthony DiComo: