Trump Says He Won’t Be Able to Throw Yankees Opening Pitch

President Donald Trump won’t be able to throw out the opening pitch for the New York Yankees next month, as planned, he said on Sunday.

Trump announced July 23, opening day of the delayed Major League Baseball season, that he would throw the first pitch at a Yankees-Boston Red Sox game at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 15.

“Because of my strong focus on” the coronavirus, including vaccine treatments, the economy and other matters, Trump said Sunday on Twitter, he’ll take a rain check.

Trump spent the weekend at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, and will return to Washington Sunday evening.

The White House on Saturday released a photo of the president golfing with former NFL quarterback Brett Favre.

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