"I grew up in Louisiana so there it was either the Astros or Braves," Cormier said. "Being in San Jose, I'm more in tune with Oakland and San Francisco. I love the Bay Area."
The two-time Olympic wrestler was a little out of the strike zone but threw it well enough for Jerry Blevins to easily catch.
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