When Ezekiel Elliott threw the first pitch at a St. Louis Cardinals game, Cardale Jones openly wondered if Elliott's hometown team loved him more than Dale's hometown team, the Cleveland Indians, loved him.
The gambit worked. The Indians were quick to set a date for one of Ohio's most popular athletes, and that date was tonight before the Indians (26-27) squared off against the Baltimore Orioles (24-29).
Before the pitch, Cardale Jones met with Cy Young winner Corey Kluber, and played catch with fellow Ohio State legend (and Clevelander) Troy Smith:
Dale promised it wouldn't be a normal first pitch, but with Ohio State's fight song blaring in the back ground, nerves may have gotten the better of OSU's championship QB:
Just a bit high!
Looks like this round goes to the Teflon Wizard:
he threw a strike pic.twitter.com/dlYu1r21Ws
— Dawn (@itz_mizdee) May 5, 2015