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When it comes to cameos, Game of Thrones may be typecasting. Last month pop star Ed Sheeran played a musician. On Sunday, New York Mets pitcher pretty much played … a pitcher.
The baseball star was seen hurling a spear as part of the Lannister army, taking down a horse before being roasted alive by a dragon. Despite his grisly end, Syndergaard was a good call-up by Cersei’s forces: he stands 6ft 6in and his fastball regularly tops 100mph.