Recovering from spring rattlesnake bite, John Axford's son throws out first pitch
Axford's son throws out first pitch at Coors Field
During Spring Training, Rockies closer John Axford's son Jameson was bitten twice on the foot by a rattlesnake. Though he's still recovering, he made it to Coors Field on Friday night to do his best impression of his dad:
Jameson Axford is ready for his 1st pitch! (Left to Right: J.B., John, Jameson & Nicole Axford) pic.twitter.com/5c8oxu1bQ0- Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) May 9, 2015
It's a pretty good one, too. Earlier in the week, Axford told MLB.com's Thomas Harding that he wasn't quite sure which hand Jameson would throw with:
Axford is a righty, and it looks like Jameson is too:
His older brother JB makes a pretty good catcher as well. Are we witnessing the beginnings of MLB's future greatest sibling battery? We can only hope.