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Sport 7 photos of Joe Kelly mocking the Astros as benches cleared

15:32  29 july  2020
15:32  29 july  2020 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

Benches clear in first Astros-Dodgers game since scandal

  Benches clear in first Astros-Dodgers game since scandal HOUSTON (AP) — Benches cleared Tuesday night in the first game between the Astros and Dodgers since it was revealed that Houston stole signs en route to a 2017 World Series championship that came at Los Angeles' expense. The fracas occurred after Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly threw high-and-tight pitches to Astros stars Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa in the sixth inning. The Dodgers led 5-2 after a five-run fifth when Kelly, who was with Boston in 2017 and also faced Houston that postseason, threw behind Bregman for ball four. Bregman grimaced after jumping to avoid being hit, then trotted to first base.

Benches cleared on Tuesday in Houston following an erratic sixth inning from Joe Kelly in which the Dodgers' reliever threw a 3-0 fastball The two then began jawing at each other, prompting both benches to clear , with no punches thrown. A warning was issued to both sides, and Astros manager

But Kelly abruptly reminded the Astros of his club’s feelings with a 96-mph Kelly stuck his tongue out at Correa. He mocked him with a pout. He sprinkled obscenities around the faces. Then, finally, the benches and bullpens cleared when an angry Correa continued approaching the Dodgers dugout.

It was the what the baseball world expected: after the Houston Astros cheating scandal rocked Major League Baseball, fans were waiting to see what opposing pitchers might do in retaliation.

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On Tuesday night, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Joe Kelly appeared to deliberately throw at two Astros hitters, Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa and then mocked Correa. Astros manager Dusty Baker said that Kelly yelled “Nice swing (expletive)!” and benches cleared, although Kelly didn’t remember what he said.

Benches clear as Dodgers beat Astros 5-2

  Benches clear as Dodgers beat Astros 5-2 HOUSTON (AP) Benches cleared Tuesday night during the Dodgers' 5-2 victory over the Astros in the first game between the teams since it was revealed that Houston stole signs en route to a 2017 World Series championship that came at Los Angeles' expense.The fracas occurred after Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly threw high-and-tight pitches to Astros stars Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa in the sixth inning.

Dodgers' Joe Kelly throws behind Alex Bregman, benches clear as Astros feud heats up. The benches cleared in Tuesday’s series opener after Dodgers’ reliever Joe Kelly uncorked a pair of pitches that did not sit well with Astros Tennis fans spot disturbing detail in photos of Boris Becker.

Benches cleared in Houston on Tuesday night following an erratic sixth inning from Joe Kelly that saw the Dodgers reliever throw a 3-0 fastball behind The Dodgers expressed a lot of anger toward the Astros during spring training. They tried to downplay the matchup once baseball resumed, but hours

It was the moment in which he mocked the Astros, however, that’s gotten a lot off attention, particularly for the mock pout he put on.

Here are some great photos from that moment:

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