Video: Valenzuela’s ceremonial first pitch to Gonzalez
Adrian Gonzalez served as catcher for Fernando Valenzuela’s ceremonial first pitch Thursday before the World Baseball Classic qualifier game between Mexico and the Czech Republic.
Gonzalez walked three times and scored one of the two first-inning runs for Mexico, which hung on for a 2-1 victory. Gonzalez and Mexico next play Nicaragua tonight.
— Jon Weisman