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Get excited for this Puig first pitch ... Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig, that is

Monica Puig is an Olympic tennis player and the first Puerto Rican athlete in history to bring home a gold medal. She's also a Marlins fan, and before Sunday's game against the Dodgers, she got to throw out the first pitch:

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There may have been some conflict of interest for Puig, however, because Miami was playing Los Angeles, and that's her biggest fan's team:

The Puig racquet flip for the #Gold #VivaPuig #GoldenPuig����

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Even though the Marlins defeated the Dodgers, 3-0, we hope the Puigs got together to practice bat/racket flips after the game. #VivaPuig, indeed.