It’s been four days since Yulieski Gurriel made a racist gesture after homering off Yu Darvish, and Dodgers fans have been very clear in expressing their dissatisfaction with him tonight. That’s meant sustained boos for Gurriel for the duration of each of his plate appearances so far—and L.A. starter Rich Hill took his time getting set up on the mound for each of them, really letting those boos linger.
And in the next plate appearance:
Gurriel popped out in his first AB and flew out in his second. Hill, meanwhile, has been pulled. (Time to say hello to old familiar friend Brandon Morrow!)
Update (12:05 a.m. ET): Lest anyone be confused about Hill’s intent here, he made it clear in his postgame comments: