Clayton Kershaw is tied for the majors' lowest ERA, but unfortunately also owns baseball's worst run support average.
Fortunately for him, the Milwaukee Brewers have been awful against left-handers as they face Kershaw in Monday night's opener of a three-game set with the Los Angeles Dodgers out to snap a six-game road slide.
Kershaw (4-2, 1.40 ERA) is tied with St. Louis rookie Shelby Miller for the lowest ERA in baseball, but his 2.10 run-support average has forced him to be at his best every time out.
A total of 12 runs have been scored by both teams over his last four starts, and Kershaw came within one out of his second shutout as he struck out 11 in Tuesday's 2-0 victory over Washington.
Kershaw's 2.70 career ERA tops all starters since 1920 with a minimum of 1,000 innings.
"I haven't been playing very long," he told the Dodgers' official website. "I've got a lot of time to screw it up."
He's yielded one run over 14 innings in winning his two previous outings at Miller P...