Dodgers Video: Greinke Does Bat Flip, Appeals Own Check Swing & More

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

PAGES: 1 | 2

With the Dodgers having extended their lead to a more comfortable 7-1, Greinke came to the plate once more in the eighth inning. Whereas he doubled in the seventh, he would have no such luck this time around, but didn’t go down without first calling for his own appeal on a check swing:

Appealing on his own at-bat is something Greinke took from former Dodger and current Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre, according to Zach Helfand of the LA Times:

By the eighth inning, when he appealed his check swing, Greinke had done enough at the plate. He said that he stole the idea from Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre, who always appeals his swings. That was the first time it hasn’t worked, Greinke said. But there was no harm done.

For his final act, Greinke had to inform Elian Herrera his pitch was ball four. It was Greinke’s 103rd pitch of the game and final batter he faced:

Previous page 1 2

Staff Writer

Staff Writer features content writed by our site editor along with our staff of contributing writers. Thank you for your readership.

Related Articles

One Comment

  1. I’m lovin’ Zack’s 2015 start. I predict he’ll get 20 if no injuries, He is the true Ace this year now and looking the part every time he takes the mound and do mop up after a Kershaw misfire or Guffaw.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button