USWNT stars Samantha Mewis and Alyssa Naeher threw strikes at Fenway Park
The United States women's national soccer team continued its victory lap on Friday night, as a little less than a week after winning the FIFA Women's World Cup, midfielder Samantha Mewis (from nearby Weymouth, Mass.) and goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher (from Bridgeport, CT.) had a tall task on their hands: throwing a ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park.
Mewis was obviously pretty excited about the honor:
When it was time to do the deed, which took place minutes before Friday's Dodgers-Red Sox game, the pair rose to the task -- no real surprise, given what they've accomplished in the past few weeks -- and tossed out some pitches to Chris Sale and Rick Porcello:
And kudos to Mewis and Naeher for a successful trip to Fenway that didn't include the denting of any iconic trophies ...
Adrian Garro joined MLB.com in 2016. Throughout his travels, both Bartolo Colon and Vin Scully have placed their hands on his shoulders. Not at the same time, though. That'd be amazing.