VIDEO: Clayton Kershaw FREEZES Mike Trout in round 1 of MVP vs. MVP. http://t.co/zWD3bQi94y pic.twitter.com/mCrWEvOwtI— theScore (@theScore) August 1, 2015
At Dodger Stadium on Saturday afternoon, the Dodgers and Angels played a big game between the two playoff contenders, but the real subplot, not surprisingly, was the face-to-face between Kershaw and Trout.
And Kershaw retired Trout three times, striking him out once, like this, in the first inning:
Kershaw won the battle and the war, throwing eight two-hit innings, as the Dodgers beat the Angels 3-1. But maybe Trout will get a shot at redemption in a Freeway World Series?Call helps #Dodgers Strike 3 should be ball 2 Top 1 Kershaw vs Trout 28% call same 1.1in from edge pic.twitter.com/sfuVnfmACJ— Dodgers Strike Zone (@DodgersUmp) August 1, 2015