Austin Wynns got his first Major League hit on Tuesday, and his mom reacted in the most adorable way
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In the top of the second during the Orioles-Mets game, on a 1-1 pitch, the 27-year-old smacked a line drive to left field. The camera quickly found his mom, who waved and blew him a kiss from the stands:
The dugout quickly grabbed on to the ball for safekeeping.
That is one proud mama.
"She blew me a kiss? Oh my gosh," Wynns told Ghiroli. "That's my mom. It was just all smiles. I was like, 'Wow.' Just took a deep breath and took it in and was like 'Wow.' Words can't even describe it. It was just a weight off my shoulders too. It was incredible."
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"The first step, Jones took me out there too," Wynn said. "He was like 'Take it in, kid.' I was like, 'Yeah. I'm taking it in.'"