Welcome again, Trey.
Orioles fan favourite Trey Mancini made his return to Camden Yards in Baltimore’s dwelling opener Thursday, his first dwelling sport since lacking the 2020 season whereas battling colon most cancers.
Baltimore devoted welcomed Mancini again to the sector with a heat, prolonged ovation from followers and gamers alike.
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In March 2020, Mancini revealed that he had a malignant tumor eliminated and could be out for the yr whereas present process remedy for Stage three colon most cancers. In November, Mancini revealed that he was cancer-free and was all techniques go for the 2021 season.
Mancini, ever the stylish man, tried to divert among the consideration from himself, saying that correct reward and credit score needs to be given to Purple Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez for returning to the sector in 2021, after he was sidelined with COVID-19 problems.
Trey Mancini is aware of he will get a variety of consideration right this moment in dwelling opener, however he hopes followers additionally acknowledge Eduardo Rodriguez’s return to the mound. Missed the 2020 season after testing constructive for COVID-19 and subsequently handled myocarditis, irritation of the guts.
— Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch) April 8, 2021
So not solely has Mancini wrecked most cancers, however he is destroyed pitching, mashing 35 dwelling runs in 2019 with a 136 OPS+. Here is hoping that Mancini retains crushing it in 2021.