Kris Bryant caught a contest winner's first pitch at Express Day @ Wrigley Field
Thursday was Express Day @ Wrigley Field before the all-Chicago showdown between the White Sox and Cubs, the culmination of an Instagram contest launched by the clothing company in June. The winner won a trip to Wrigley, hotel accommodations and a pretty sweet grand prize: Throwing out the ceremonial first pitch to none other than Kris Bryant, seen here sporting some Express threads:
As for Thursday's festivities, the mood was ripe for an eventful first pitch:
Which is exactly what went down ... after the southpaw received his own customized Cubs jersey:
When it came time for the actual pitch, he did a pretty solid job throwing from the actual mound, memorialized forever with a sweet photo:
And Periscope stream:
Not all ceremonial first pitchers do so from the mound itself, so that deserves some kudos.