“So Wholesome” – New York Yankees Pitcher Fulfilling the Wish of a Fan During a Game Against Orioles Wins Hearts

Published 04/09/2023, 10:30 AM EDT

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With baseball being back in action, everything about the game that makes it engaging is also back. Notably, fans are one of the most crucial parts of a game. Hence, fulfilling a fan’s wish, if possible, also becomes important. And MLB’s franchise, New York Yankees, did just that in their last game against the Orioles. 

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The Bronx Bombers took the win home by a good margin of 4-1. With it, their pitcher, Wandy Peralta, fulfilled a female fan’s wish, giving his fans a wholesome moment. 

The New York Yankees pitcher lived up to his fan’s expectations!

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Sometime during the game, when Peralta was pitching, a female fan behind him shouted, “strike him out,” at least twice. Within a few seconds, Peralta delivered upon his fan’s wish and struck out the hitter in front of him. 

Which then prompted the same fan to shout with happiness, “YESSS!!” And with this win, the Yanks earned their third consecutive win of the season, winning over the Giants, Phillies, and Orioles. The Yanks have played only eight games till now and have won five of them to win over the three teams. 

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And as soon as the clip of this wholesome moment went up on Twitter, Yankees fans started appreciating Peralta for making the game memorable. 

The fan would forever remember the Yankees’ pitcher!

Moments like this do not come very often. Hence, last night’s game was special. And the fan whose wish got fulfilled might probably never forget this moment. 

Following are some of the fans’ reactions towards Wandy Peralta striking out the hitter in front of him at the perfect moment. 

Exactly the same!

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After last season, Yankees fans have high hopes for their team, with Aaron Judge being back in the and fresh talent on the team showing promise. But is this enough for the New York Yankees to win their 28th Fall Classic? Considering that it is still the start of the season, definite predictions cannot be made. But the team is indeed off to a good start. 

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What do you think lies in the Yanks’ future? Also, do you have any wish you’d want any athlete to fulfill? If so, let us know in the comments below!

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Rakshita Madan

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Rakshita Madan is an MLB writer at EssentiallySports, with a prolific portfolio of over 1000 articles to her credit. Rakshita's admiration for the legendary Derek Jeter is well known, but she never lets her personal biases affect her writing. She is particularly intrigued by the twists and turns of the game, and it is this aspect that keeps her hooked on the sport.
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