This was the theory on Twitter last night after someone caught this video of Howie Kendrick discretely pulling something out of his back pocket and looking at it out in left field.
Take a look at the video for yourself.
Howie Kendrick casually checking his phone in the outfield pic.twitter.com/fK45d06LHj
— Austin J. Eich (@Eich_AJ) May 27, 2016
I wouldn’t be surprised at all if that was his phone. I’m actually more surprised this is the first time we’ve seen this. Baseball can real boring, real fast and when there’s more standing around than actually doing anything (especially in the outfield), I would’ve thought more guys would be sliding into the DM’s of that city’s side chick.
There’s also this theory, which is actually logical but ruins all of our fun.
Many people saw this video of Howie Kendrick & believed he was checking his cell phone.Many OF use cheat sheet cards pic.twitter.com/zuWWG5SEPm
— Matt Lisle (@CoachLisle) May 28, 2016
I choose to believe it was his phone.