by Steve Carney

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was supposed to throw out the first pitch of Saturday's game between the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees, but missed the opportunity after being involved in a minor traffic accident on the way to the ballpark.

620 WDAE received word first about the incident:

And McCoy himself confirmed the incident after arriving at the ballpark shortly after first pitch.

The Rays say they will reschedule McCoy to throw out a first pitch at a later time.