It didn’t take Justin Verlander and Kate Upton long to start cracking “ball and chain” jokes after being married less than a month.

The newlyweds shared a video on Instagram of the star Astros pitcher “helping” his wife workout and cracking a few jokes.

The ol' ball and chain #Repost @benbrunotraining ・・・ Who says romance is dead? Newlyweds @kateupton and @justinverlander are celebrating marriage and a World Series victory in the most romantic way possible: heavy sled pushes. #love

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Verlander: “Just my wife pushing me around, as always.”

Upton: “Just the ball and chain, weighing me down.”