Rush's Geddy Lee at Toronto's Rogers Centre for Reds pitcher Graham Ashcraft's MLB debut

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Musician Geddy Lee smiles before the start of the Toronto Blue Jays MLB game against the New York Yankees on Opening Day at Rogers Centre on March 29, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.
Musician Geddy Lee smiles before the start of the Toronto Blue Jays MLB game against the New York Yankees on Opening Day at Rogers Centre on March 29, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.

For the second time so far this season, a rock star was in the crowd to watch a Cincinnati Reds pitcher make his Major League debut.

Rush lead singer Geddy Lee attended Reds right-handed pitcher Graham Ashcraft's first big-league start.

"A pretty significant Blue Jays fan here today if you love rock and roll music - Geddy Lee of Rush - native of Ontario is here behind the plate," Bally Sports Ohio play-by-play announcer John Sadak said during the 2nd inning of the broadcast of the Reds' 3-2 win Sunday. "Wonder if he considers Joey Votto to be today's Tom Sawyer?"

Votto, of course, hit the 8th-inning home run that eventually won the game for Cincinnati.

Jack White, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the White Stripes, was at Great American Ball Park in April as Reds rookie Nick Lodolo made his big-league debut.

Bally Sports Ohio's Jim Day reported that Ashcraft did not have any family members in Toronto on Sunday because of COVID protocols and not finding out until Saturday that Ashcraft would start in place of the injured Connor Overton.

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This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Rush's Geddy Lee at Graham Ashcraft's MLB debut for Reds in Toronto