I’m just going to go out on a limb here and say Royals left-hander Danny Duffy is going to be a great dad, should he choose to have children one day.
Duffy loves kids.
A few weeks ago, Duffy dedicated a start to a boy who had died of cancer. On that night, Duffy said: “Kids are just the best, man. They’re just the best.”
After his start Monday in a 3-0 win over the Rays, one of the best starts in Royals history, Duffy tossed his cap to a kid in the stands. As Sam Mellinger wrote, it was Duffy’s best moment of the night.
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Duffy talked to Joel Goldberg and Jeff Montgomery of Fox Sports Kansas City before Tuesday’s game about that moment.
“It honestly brought a bigger smile to my face than he had on his face,” Duffy said. “I love it, man. That’s what it’s all about.”
Here is a longer clip of the boy who received the hat and the interview with Duffy from FSKC: