Prince Fielder tossed the first pitch prior to NLCS Game 2 and had some fun with Ryan Braun in the process
Six-time All-Star Prince Fielder threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game 2 of the NLCS on Saturday with Ryan Braun catching:
And the two former teammates had some fun afterward:
Fielder spent seven seasons with the Brewers and he looked more than comfortable back in a Milwaukee uniform. And it appeared like he hasn't lost his ball-playing abilities either -- or his humor.
During an interview with the media, Fielder was asked what it was like to play with manager Craig Counsell.
"There was one time I was thinking about bunting and [Counsell] told me if I bunt, he'll punch me in the face," he said.
The two played together on the Brewers from 2007-11 and Fielder didn't lay down a bunt single until 2015 when he was on the Rangers -- is that a coincidence? Perhaps, but perhaps not.
The 12-year veteran announced in August 2016 during an emotional interview that doctors told him that after two spinal fusions, he "can't play Major League Baseball anymore."
It was good to see him back and smiling once again.