After throwing out the first pitch, Banner asked on social media, "On a scale of 1-10, how bad was that?"

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — You’ve heard him report as eligible as a receiver on the offensive line, but now Zach Banner has reported as eligible to throw out the first pitch.

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On Monday, Steelers offensive lineman Zach Banner threw out the first pitch before the Pirates game vs. the Brewers.

After throwing out the first pitch, Banner asked on social media, “On a scale of 1-10, how bad was that?”

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The Pirates responded, saying “It was a safe play. You aimed high. As far as offensive linemen go, it was a great first pitch.”

Post-Gazette writer Mike Persak said it was “not a strike.”

Banner wasn’t the only Pittsburgh athlete to throw out a first pitch on Monday night, either.

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His new teammate, Najee Harris, was honored with throwing out the first pitch at the Giants game in San Francisco.