Edwin Díaz’s Entrance is Seriously Cool as Hell

Edwin Díaz’s entrance has been making the rounds on social media for the past couple of weeks, and for a good reason; it’s pretty freaking cool. The sound system at Citi Field blasts the trumpets of the single, ‘Narco,’ by Blasterjaxx & Timmy Trumpet.

Díaz’s numbers most definitely warrant a cool entrance. The 28-year-old closer is 2-1 with a 1.39 ERA, and 26 saves in 45 appearances this season. Díaz’s 18.07 K/9 is downright offensive, and it helps that he’s slamming the door shut on opponents for the 71-win Mets are tied for the second-best record in baseball.

He loves the video, too:

Seeing Díaz’s entrance make the rounds on social media this week got me thinking about other closers with cool entrances. Liam Hendriks enters the game to a remixed version of Queen’s ‘We Will Rock You,’ while the Guaranteed Rate Field light system flashes along to the beat as the high-energy close charges on the field.

Ryan Helsley takes the field to AC/DC’s ‘Hells Bells’ in St. Louis and then fires off 103 mph heaters at opposing hitters, which is pretty sweet (although I couldn’t find a video of it on YouTube).

Although the coolest of them all might be Mariano Rivera taking the field at Yankee Stadium to Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman.’

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Patrick grew up in Chicago's Bridgeport and Garfield Ridge neighborhoods before moving to the Western Suburbs of Chicago before eventually relocating to the Las Vegas area with his family in 2023. He started with Bleacher Nation in 2021 and has spent time as a Staff Writer and on the Chicago Blackhawks beat. He is currently a writer and editor at Bleacher Nation covering the Chicago Bears and the NFL at large and the author of the Bleacher Nation Newsletter. Patrick is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA).

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