Angels center fielder Mike Trout robbed A’s slugger Yoenis Cespedes of an extra-base hit with this leaping catch along the left-center field wall Wednesday night in Anaheim …
That probably would have fallen just short of a home run. But still … great grab.
A’s center fielder Coco Crisp then decided to get in on the party in the bottom of the second:
That one was most definitely headed out. Not shown in that short video highlight was Crisp giving a finger-wag to the Angel Stadium fireworks operator, who thought Josh Hamilton had just left the yard.
We know Clayton Kershaw will oppose Dallas Keuchel in Game 1 of the World Series. We now know the rest of the Dodgers’ rotation order, per Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times. After Kershaw, it’ll be Rich Hill, then Yu Darvish, followed by Alex Wood.
No surprise, that’s the same order the Dodgers used in the NLCS against the Cubs. Dodger starters combined to post a 2.67 ERA with 31 strikeouts and four walks across 27 innings in the NLCS.
The Astros haven’t yet announced their rotation order, but we can safely assume Justin Verlander will follow Keuchel in Game 2.