A’s president asks COVID-19 patient to throw out the first pitch on Opening Day

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We have no idea when Opening Day will be, but when it does finally arrive, we have a pretty good idea of who will be throwing out the first pitch for the Oakland Athletics’ home opener.

That’d be Justin. No, I have no idea what his last name is, as his name on Twitter is just “Justin” with the handle “@jwdaddy80. Justin is currently in the hospital, recovering from coronavirus. He got on the Athletics’ radar last night when he tweeted from his hospital bed:

That was brought to the attention of A’s president Dave Kaval, who responded thusly:

So Justin has that going for him, which is nice.