A Sunday Night Baseball cameraman may be David Ortiz's home run good-luck charm
Is a cameraman the reason why David Ortiz is hitting homers?
Duke Thorne handles the on-field camera duties for Sunday Night Baseball, and according to David Ortiz, he's also a home run good luck charm.
Back on June 8, the Red Sox DH hit a go-ahead, three-run homer with Thorne documenting from just beyond the home-plate area:
And during Sunday's game against the Yankees, Thorne was on duty once again during Ortiz's two-run shot in the fourth inning. Big Papi acknowledged his friend behind the scenes:
We're guessing this is all just coincidence, as it's David Ortiz, and the guy hits home runs all the time. But still, you have to wonder -- is Duke Thorne some magical home run whisperer?
DOES HE KNOW SOMETHING WE DON'T KNOW?!