Was Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw tipping pitches in NLDS Game 2?

first_img MLB playoffs 2019: Three takeaways from Dodgers’ Game 1 NLDS win over Nationals In the video, it appears Turner demonstrates how Kershaw keeps his hand deep in the glove for one pitch and cocks his wrist for another.See for yourself. Related News Was Clayton Kershaw tipping his pitches in Game 2 of the National League Division Series on Friday? If you watch this video of Trea Turner, that’s an easy conclusion to come to.During the top of the sixth inning during a Victor Robles at-bat, the TBS broadcast cut to Turner in the dugout talking to Adam Eaton. The Nationals haven’t capitalized on every opportunity, but they’re barreling up Clayton Kershaw tonight.He allowed an average exit velocity this season of 87.2 mph. The Nationals, through three innings, are at 98.3 mph.— Sam Fortier (@Sam4TR) October 5, 2019And also, right after Turner’s demonstration was shown on the telecast, Robles hit a frozen rope off the wall.Coincidence? Maybe not.And also, former MLB pitcher Dallas Braden posted on Twitter a video of the same exchange and confirmed he believed that is what Turner was discussing as well.Pitch tipping 101 goin’ down in the dugout.— Dallas Braden (@DALLASBRADEN209) October 5, 2019 MLB playoffs 2019: NLDS preview, predictions, storylines, players to watchcenter_img MLB playoffs 2019: One reason Dodgers, Braves, Cardinals could win World Series Is Trea Turner explaining how Clayton Kershaw may be tipping his pitches?— Fabian Ardaya (@FabianArdaya) October 5, 2019Now, this is by no means definitive proof that Kershaw was indeed telegraphing what he was throwing Friday, but the Nationals’ average exit velocity through three innings might be.According to the Washington Post, Kershaw allowed an average exit velocity of 87.2 mph this season. Through three innings the Nationals were averaging 98.3 mph. Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw says each World Series run has ‘a little more urgency’last_img

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