Just Because It's Trending Doesn't Mean It's True

Chicago Cub's Catcher Wilson Contreras Homers On First Major League Pitch He's Seen

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Mon, 20 Jun 2016 02:53:57 Z)

Wilson Contreras, who was just called up for duty with the Chicago Cubs, knocked the first pitch he ever faced at the plate in a major league game out of the park Sunday.

About the author:

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after a 26-year career with CNN. He mainly covers entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosts a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

Read more about or contact Alan Duke
  • Women's History Month: Sydni Epps

    In honor of Women's History Month we highlight the young career of Sydni Epps in our External Affairs and Community Engagement department. Check out http://m.mlb.com/video for our full archive of videos, and subscribe on YouTube for the best, exclusive MLB ... -- https://www.youtube.com
    • 43 likes (10/hr)
    • 0 comments (0/hr)
  • Ichiro shows of CANNON from Japan exhibition game

    After catching Yomiuri Giants' Shuta Tanaka's fly ball in right, Ichiro Suzuki makes a strong throw to third to hold the runner at second About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in ... -- https://www.youtube.com
    • 649 likes (6/hr)
    • 0 comments (0/hr)
  • Game Recap: Mariners power past A's on Opening Day (3/20/19)

    Daily Recap: Ichiro batted twice, Tim Beckham went yard and Domingo Santana hit a grand slam to power the Mariners to a 9-7 Opening Day win About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports ... -- https://www.youtube.com
    • 87 likes (6/hr)
    • 0 comments (0/hr)
  • Mean Girls, as presented by the Brew Crew

    To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Mean Girls, the Brew Crew decided to adapt one of their favorite scenes About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists ... -- https://www.youtube.com
    • 309 likes (4/hr)
    • 0 comments (0/hr)
  • We Built This City

    We built this city from the historic greats to today’s stars to the best fans in baseball. Come be a part of history. #SFGOpeningDay is Friday, April 5. Check out http://m.mlb.com/video for our full archive of videos, and subscribe on ... -- https://www.youtube.com
    • 128 likes (1/hr)
    • 0 comments (0/hr)