Dodgers: Twinkle! Here’s the coolest home sweep of all time

Dodgers Twinkle Heres the coolest home sweep of all time

There have been many great slips on the bases in MLB history. Head dives, pop-up slides, hook slides, you name it. But here’s a legitimate question: Does the second baseman of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Trea Turnerdid you just give us the coolest sweep ever?

Turner flew around third base and scored on Will Smith’s single in the top of the sixth inning of the Dodgers game against the Los Angeles. Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park On tuesday night. But the box score will not do justice to this play for the flourish with which it ended. Here the video:

Turner was a blur on his way to the plate and, despite a strong pitch to home plate from right fielder Bryce Harper He was almost in time to catch it, the sprinter nonchalantly reached out and touched the plate with his left hand as he glided smoothly and then used his lower leg to smoothly move to a standing position. There was even a twist at the end to top it off.

It may interest you: Dodgers Dave Roberts throws flowers to Trea Turner is a very special player

It was kind of like a baseball ballet, and we can’t help but watch the looping GIF.

In the end, the Dodgers won 5-0 and took the eight-game winning streak away from the Phillies, leaders of the NL East Division.


Follow us on

Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Bachelor of Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and a reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services at Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and after a few days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

see more

.