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Social Media Roundup: Charlie Davies Throws First Pitch at Fenway Park

With six MLS teams in action on Wednesday night, Charlie Davies used his time off to mingle with David Ortiz—and throw the opening pitch during the Red Sox-Orioles game.

Charlie Davies threw the opening pitch during Wednesday's Red Sox-Orioles game
Charlie Davies threw the opening pitch during Wednesday's Red Sox-Orioles game
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On Wednesday night, Revolution forward Charlie Davies approached the pitcher's mound at Fenway Park, kicked his leg and delivered a ceremonial opening pitch in front of 31,000 Red Sox fans. His toss set the stage for an electric final game of the Red Sox series against the Baltimore Orioles.

According to Revolution VP of Marketing Cathal Conlon, Davies' pitch pounded the strike zone.

And as Davies later admitted, he put some extra mustard on the toss to Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart.

Before Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly threw the game's official opening pitch, Davies had a chance to connect with future hall-of-fame slugger David Ortiz. Davies proceeded to swap jerseys with Big Papi.

Ortiz went 0-2 with a pair of walks on the night, and the Red Sox erased an early two-run deficit to defeat the Orioles, 4-2.

Even Slyde got in on the action, sending Red Sox mascot Wally a tweet about his team's good fortune.

Davies wrapped up the evening by showing off his number nine Red Sox jersey.

After an off day Wednesday, Davies and the Revolution will visit Kaka and Orlando City SC on Sunday. Match kicks off at 3:30pm ET.