Mia Love to join GOP men's congressional baseball team

Rep. Mia LoveLudmya (Mia) LoveThe biggest political upsets of the decade Former GOP lawmaker: Trump's tweets have to stop Congressional Women's Softball team releases roster MORE (R-Utah) will be the only woman on the Republican men’s congressional baseball team when it faces the Democrats on June 14.

Love appeared on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday morning to discuss joining the GOP roster for the annual game.

The 42-year-old, who will be playing second base, joked that she would be “doing a lot of the running because those guys need a someone who is a little faster to run around the bases.”

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House Majority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseBottom line Pelosi's staff huddles with aides in both parties on 'surprise' medical billing Republicans sense momentum after impeachment win MORE (R-La.), who normally plays second base, was shot along with four others last year during a Republican team practice in Alexandria, Va., when a gunman opened fire.

Love said this year’s game will be a “celebration.”

“It’s going to be a celebration of survival,” Love said. “They didn’t take my friend Scalise out.”

The Democrats feature a roster that includes two female California lawmakers, Reps. Nanette Diaz Barragan and Linda SanchezLinda Teresa SánchezFive things to watch for at this year's Oscars Klobuchar wins endorsement of prominent Hispanic lawmaker Linda Sanchez Democrats slam Trump for USMCA signing snub MORE.

Sanchez, however, will not be playing this year because she broke her hand over the recess, her spokesperson confirmed Tuesday. It will be only the second game she has missed in 15 years.

The Democrats defeated the GOP last year 11-2, but gave the winners' trophy to Scalise to keep in his office during his recovery.