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Professional golfer Jordan Spieth throws out a ceremonial first pitch as the Chicago Cubs play host to the New York Mets at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

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WATCH: Jordan Spieth throws out first pitch at Wrigley Field

Posted September 13th, 2017

Jordan Spieth is in the Chicago area this week for the BMW Championship, so it only made sense that he would swing by Wrigley Field.

Spieth threw out the first pitch Tuesday night before the Cubs took on the New York Mets, just the latest in his celebrity appearances since winning The Open Championship back in July.

Watch him show off his left (yes, left) arm from the rubber.

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Spieth was also greeted by a young fan, who surprised him with a little gift.

Who knows, maybe the golf balls and Wrigley appearance will provide good vibes heading into this week’s tournament, which is the third leg of the FedExCup Playoffs. Spieth currently leads in the overall standings by a slim margin over PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas.

Spieth won the FedExCup in 2015, and is trying to become the second golfer — after Tiger Woods (2007, 2009) — to win the title twice. Spieth tees off at 10:33 a.m. CT on Thursday from Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Ill.

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