Steph and Ayesha Curry turned A’s first pitches into an journey

Steph and Ayesha Curry turned A’s first pitches into an journey

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Steph and Ayesha Curry turned A’s first pitches into an journey

Steph and Ayesha Curry throw out ceremonial first pitches earlier than the A’s-Astros sport in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (AP Picture/Jeff Chiu)

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Representing their charitable basis, Steph and Ayesha Curry threw out the primary pitch at Wednesday’s Oakland A’s sport. Whereas it wasn’t fairly an all-time catastrophe, their wires clearly bought crossed.

With separate catchers lined up for each Currys, Ayesha threw a pitch to Steph’s catcher, A’s supervisor Mark Kotsay. Seconds later, her husband threw a pitch an excellent two toes exterior, forcing Kotsay to make a powerful cease. First base coach Eric Martins, by no means focused behind the plate, needed to accept a handshake and photo with the Currys

Juan Toscano-Anderson, raised in Oakland and Steph’s longtime Warriors teammate who joined the Lakers this summer time, instantly remembered Curry’s jokes from final yr. Toscano-Anderson lobbed in an eephus pitch final August, causing Curry to say, “I’m taking that straight over the left subject wall with the meanest bat flip you’ve ever seen. Bautista type” on the time.

“I by no means wanna hear you say a phrase once more about my first pitch,” Toscano-Anderson joked on Instagram Tuesday.


It was all laughs on the Coliseum, because the A’s continued their mysteriously red-hot methods by leaping out to an early lead over the Houston Astros. Curry showed off a decent swing in batting observe, which Kotsay was requested about. “He’s already late, so we’re going to superb him for being late,” Kotsay joked. “He’s not within the lineup…In all probability watch for him to come back off the bench.”