Hockey players, over the years, have thrown out many first pitches for baseball teams. Both Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews have done so over the last year, to varying degrees of success. Only a fair few hockey players have, however, used a hockey stick to deliver a first pitch.
It’s as if the baseball gods want to make sure absolutely no happiness comes out of the Mets pitching staff this season, no matter what.
DeGrom had been putting together quite the gem too, with nine strikeouts, zero walks, and only four hits through six-and-two-thirds innings on the mound.
We will update this post with any further injury updates on the Mets ace should things be worse than they appear, but as of now it looks like it’ll just be a bruise and some pain for a few days — nothing more.
Matt Ehalt of North Jersey News reports that deGrom’s X-rays were negative and that he only has a right triceps contusion. Breathe easy, Mets fans.
Leavy’s father is the reason Leavy, who at 60 years old has no wife and no children, is a lawyer. Marlins Man Sr. (not his legal name) owned greyhound race tracks, a printing business, TV stations, parking garages, and a few other random businesses in Miami. He had 3,000 employees and 13 corporations and was always getting sued, Leavy says, so he urged his son to become an attorney. That way, the elder Leavy reasoned, his child would have a permanent client.
Leavy’s father was a heavy smoker and died Cheap Lakers Jerseys of lung cancer when he was 70. Everyone else in his family lived to be in their 90s. Leavy looks at the purple layer of the cake, the only one he hasn’t eaten yet. He puts his fork down and falls silent for the first time since I sat down with him. I tell him I’m sorry Cheap Long Sleeve Soccer Jerseys for his loss.