Of anyone who’s place in Dodger lore has changed this off-season after this Astros cheating scandal, Yu Darvish has had some of the best quotes, interviews, and one-liners of them all.
A recent case in point:
I like it!
— ???????(Yu Darvish) (@faridyu) February 16, 2020
Of course, the former Dodger was destroyed by fans and media after a game 7 start in the World Series. It was his second outing in the series where he failed to get out of the second inning. This came on the heels of dominant outings in the NLDS and NLCS prior.
He was told by Astros players that he was tipping his pitches. Then he found out that was a lie.
After wearing that failure on his shoulders for two seasons, he was absolved of some of the guilt that came with the Dodgers’ 2017 World Series failures. In the time since the commissioner’s report came out against Houston, Darvish has found himself still being asked often about that series and, it seems, has re-ignited a kindship of sorts with his former club.
With that, the now-Cub found himself defending Cody Bellinger on Sunday against a lambasting from Astros’ shortstop Carlos Correa.
Darvish, on Correa’s response to…