ARIZONA CARDINALS

Cardinals’ Budda Baker throws a mean first pitch in Seattle

Jul 7, 2017, 7:32 AM | Updated: 11:26 am
Washington safety Budda Baker, who was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2017 NFL football dr...
Washington safety Budda Baker, who was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2017 NFL football draft, throws out the first pitch of a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Budda Baker, the second-round pick of the Arizona Cardinals, is a confident guy.

Thursday, before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Seattle Mariners-Oakland Athletics game at Safeco Field, he made a bold social media prediction.

We don’t know if there was a radar gun on Baker’s first pitch, but let’s just say it had a little pop and pretty good location.

Baker fared much better with his pitch than another recent Valley draft pick. We’re looking at you, Josh Jackson.

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