Alex Wood

Leary: Darvish start was a tip-off of what would follow

Leary: Darvish start was a tip-off of what would follow

Tim Leary pitched 13 years in the big leagues and had a career year in 1988, going 17-11 with a 2.91 ERA in 35 games to help the Dodgers win their last World Series.

Now 58 and living in Santa Monica, Leary served as a guest analyst for the World Series between the Dodgers and Houston Astros with an assist from Times staff writer Mike DiGiovanna.

DiGiovanna: There was speculation Yu Darvish was tipping pitches. Did the Astros have an idea what was coming, or was the Dodgers starter just plain bad?

Leary: He may have been tipping his pitches, as Alex Bregman stole third on a breaking ball in the first inning, an...

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