New York Mets left-handed pitcher and Stony Brook native Steven Matz is scoring even in the offseason.
The 26-year-old Major Leaguer got married to a rising country music singer named Taylor Cain, 28.
“Best day of my life,” wrote Matz in a Twitter post, “I got to marry my dream girl.”
The two married in Nauvoo, Ala., on Dec. 9.
Cain took to Instagram to share her excitement.
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And from there, the word has spread quickly of the two tying the knot.
Especially in his hometown, and places like East Setauket’s Se-Port Deli, where there is a sandwich named after him.
“Maybe we’ll do a Mrs. Matz hero for a day to celebrate,” Sam Dakwar, the owner of Se-Port Deli told Newsday.
“Hopefully if they have kids, their children will grow up to be another champion and another hero.”
Top: Steven Matz and Taylor Cain after being newly married. (Credit: Twitter.com/Smatz88)