Martín Maldonado celebrated Fathers Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 8-6 on Sunday.
Maldonado had several names scribbled on the tie, along with Happy Fathers Day. Pittsburgh Pirates backstop Elias Diaz wore the same tie in a game against Atlanta, which appeared to be provided by equipment manufacturer All-Star.
Maldonado drove in two, one with a single during a three-run second inning and another with a double in the eighth.
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