The Padres and Dodgers rivalry is going to be something to watch for years to come. San Diego has completely revamped their lineup and looks like they are around to compete for the long haul.
That competition boiled over a little bit in the first game of a big series between the two teams on Monday night. Trent Grisham took Clayton Kershaw deep in the bottom of the 6th inning and took his celebration to the net level. Unfortunately, the Dodgers dugout did not take too kindly to Grisham’s reaction.
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After the game, the Dodgers coaches and players talked about the homerun and celebration that followed. Clayton Kershaw downplayed the incident in his postgame press conference, telling media that he wasn’t worried about what they were doing in the other dugout. Manager Dave Roberts did take exception to it though.
I don’t mind guys admiring a homer; certainly it’s a big game, big hit. I really like (Grisham). But I just felt to overstay at home plate, against a guy like Clayton, who’s got the respect of…