As an early April snowstorm hit New York City on Monday morning, Philadelphia Phillies reliever Pat Neshek found a fun way to pass the time.
Ripping open packs in ny, I found it!!!!!!! Ohtani #’d 1/69, the 37-year-old Neshek tweeted, along with a photo of his prize — an autographed Shohei Ohtani rookie card from the 2018 Topps Heritage set.
Ohtani autographed cards have been selling for a premium on secondary markets such as eBay, which is exactly where Neshek’s discovery appeared to be headed.
Im going to give this to my dad to put up on eBay later this week, buy some more cases! Neshek tweeted.
With listings ranging from $2,000 to $5,500 for the card, Neshek and his father might be able to purchase a whole bunch of boxes with their potential windfall.
A two-time All-Star who signed a $16.25 million, two-year contract with the Phillies last offseason, Neshek is on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder. He was sent for an MRI in Philadelphia on Tuesday, the team said.
Philadelphia’s scheduled game against the New York Mets on Monday night was postponed due to the wintry weather. It will be made up in July.
Deven Marrero made his first start of the season at third base in place of Jake Lamb, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury suffered when he Cheap Red Wings Jerseys drove for a foul ball Monday and aggravated when he scored the tying run in the last of the 15th inning.
Peralta homered in front of his mother, father and sister, who came in from Venezuela for the game. He blew a kiss to his family after rounding third base on his homer in the third inning.
You have to be patient, Peralta said of his approach against Kershaw. He is one of the best. He is going to make mistakes, and you have to be ready for mistake.
Arizona won four of its first five last year, also, while making the playoffs Cheap Quality NBA Jerseys for the first time since 2011.