Travis Kelce lastly redeems world’s worst first pitch
After throwing a primary pitch that he wish to overlook, Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce obtained one other alternative, courtesy of the Royals.
Kansas City Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce had fairly the begin to 2023, as he hoisted the Lombardi Trophy for the second time in his profession. Whereas celebrating this achievement, Kelce lived in infamy by way of first pitches. And no, it wasn’t for a very good first pitch.
Kelce had the chance to throw out the primary pitch for the Cleveland Guardians again on Apr. 7 and utterly whiffed the prospect. By that, we imply that Kelce spiked the baseball on the bottom to residence plate. After being trolled mercilessly by the internet and teammate Patrick Mahomes, Kelce had his probability at redemption.
On Monday, the Royals hosted “Chiefs night time” to have a good time the reigning Tremendous Bowl champions. It wasn’t Mahomes who obtained the nod to throw out the primary pitch, it was Kelce. With Bobby Witt Jr. crouched at residence plate, Kelce delivered the proper pitch!
Travis Kelce redeems himself with the primary pitch for the Royals
Redemption, thy identify is Travis Kelce.
Whereas not an ideal first pitch, it was method higher than his throw to Shane Bieber in Cleveland again in April. Talking of Bieber, the pitcher despatched out a tweet and tagged Kelce with a message, “Bro we gotta speak,” full with a crying laughing emoji.
As for the Royals, they’re internet hosting the Cincinnati Reds with the Chiefs in attendance. Possibly having the Tremendous Bowl champions in attendance will permit the Royals to return to their successful methods. Getting into Monday night time, the Royals had been 18-47 on the yr, rating lifeless final in what has turn out to be a wide-open and moderately bleak AL Central division. To not point out, the Royals had been 1-9 of their earlier 10 video games.
Whereas Kelce’s first pitch earlier this yr will likely be remembered for all the precise causes, Kelce had the prospect to completely redeem himself. And he did so on Monday.