June 16, 2021

Dodgers: Walker Buehler Explains the Reason For Taping His Fingers Before Tuesday’s Game (Dodgers Nation)



The Dodgers really needed a win on Tuesday night. Atfer losing 15 of their last 20 games, starting off a week that has them playing only 5 games felt like a situation where they needed to take the first one. 

Los Angeles had Walker Buehler going in game 1 against the Mariners, someone that they’ve relied on to go deep into games all season. But Dodgers fans were holding their breath a little bit just 30 minutes before the first pitch. 

Buehler was out in left-field throwing before the game started. The Dodgers trainer came over and applied a protective tape to his throwing fingers. That made everyone a little nervous since Buehler has a history of blister popping up in the middle of games. 

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The good news is that after the game, the Dodgers hurler shrugged it off and called it a preventative measure. 

Buehler went on to allow 4 runs on 3 homeruns through 7 innings pitched. He struck out 8 and walked just 1 before…

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