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Friday Round-Up: DK Metcalf Throws Out First Pitch At Mariners Game

Good morning, 12s.

Here’s a look at what’s ‘out there’ for today – Friday, June 21 – about your Seattle Seahawks:

Metcalf’s Mariners Debut

“I was doing good before y’all came over here, I swear!” Said the No. 64 overall draft pick as the rest of the Seahawks 2019 rookie class came parading down the hallway of T-Mobile Park. Seahawks rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf was practicing his pitching while sporting his custom-made Seattle Mariners jersey, just moments before heading out to the diamond.

Metcalf was invited to throw out the first pitch at the Mariners game vs. the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday evening. Unlike other first pitches we’ve seen from Seahawks players, the wideout rolled deep with a group of 19 other rookies.

I know what you’re thinking, and the answer is no. Metcalf did not “50 Cent” it. He stood up on the mound, backed by all of his rookie teammates, and threw a great pitch across home plate to outfielder Mallex Smith. “Welcome to the crew, the whole Seattle crew!” Exclaimed Smith as he signed Metcalf’s baseball right after the pitch. “I wish I had something for you to sign!”

Our crew had Metcalf mic’d up for the whole experience, so be sure to check out the video embedded at the top of the article. The 6’ 4” receiver must’ve been good luck too because the M’s got the dub last night against the Orioles, 5-2.

Social Post Of The Day

Today’s ‘Social Post of the Day’ comes from our official Twitter account, as we posted a graphic counting down the days until kickoff our first preseason game against the Denver Broncos on August 8.

More From Around The Web

Seahawks.com’s John Boyle answered some fans questions in another edition of Seahawks Mailbag. One of which includes assembling a fictitious football team made up of movie/TV characters.

Bob Condotta at The Seattle Times also writes up his own mailbag-style article.

Stacy Rost from 710 ESPN Seattle takes a look at offensive tackle George Fant after Brock Huard & Mike Salk list Fant at No. 23 on their roster of most intriguing Seahawks. Rost also elaborates on a mention of quarterback Russell Wilson from Hall of Fame QB Kurt Warner.

Michael-Shawn Dugar from The Athletic dives into the potential of defensive end Jacob Martin in the 2019 season.

Ben Arthur from SeattlePI looks into safety Bradley McDougald as Seahawks training camp nears.

Limited Training Camp Tickets Available

Limited tickets are available for 2019 Seahawks Training Camp Presented by Safeway. For more information and registration details, please follow this link to our site.

With the support of the entire 2019 Seahawks rookie class, wide receiver DK Metcalf threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Mariners took on the Orioles.

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