Yu Darvish was dominant Tuesday night, especially with the knuckle curve. This is a nasty pitch thrown by Darvish. Note below, Kimbrel has given pointers to Darvish on how to improve throwing his knuckle curve. It looks like it worked!
Here’s a look at the knucklecurve that Darvish used to K McNeil in the 8th inning. More velo than his usual curve. pic.twitter.com/pPGf6aQaYZ
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) August 28, 2019
Darvish said Craig Kimbrel helped him with his knuckle curve about a week ago and its paying dividends….
— Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) August 28, 2019