It looked like it was going to be one of those nights for Clayton Kershaw. Then, it looked like it was going to be one of those nights for the Dodgers. Then, it was one of THOSE nights. The Dodgers, on the strength of a Justin Turner 2-run home run in the bottom of the eighth and a gem by Kershaw, defeated the Padres 2-1 on Thursday night.
Kershaw was lights-out, as he normally is...
After last night’s lackluster effort (seriously, one run against Eric Stults?!), the Dodgers turn to that Clayton Kershaw guy to get back on track. It was just six days ago, the Dodgers were on the verge of going up a season-high 7.5 games on the Giants.
Yes, I’m writing another post about Clayton Kershaw. He’s doing interesting, sometimes historic things this season. He’s a pitcher, so we shouldn’t take it for granted. There’s no clearer demonstration of this than the current rotation. Posts about Kershaw are fun to write and presumably fun to read.
I’ll start with two GIFs. One will probably look pretty familiar, and...
Ever since Andrew McCutchen went on the DL, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the NL MVP race. With Mike Trout bound to win it in the AL, the National League version is still up for grabs. Injuries to McCutchen and Paul Goldschmidt have boosted names like Jonathan Lucroy and Giancarlo Stanton into the mix. Though all these players have put together good years, there is, in...
If you haven’t yet heard the name Mo’ne Davis, she’s a 13-year-old pitcher for the Taney Dragons baseball team who just qualified for the Little League World Series. Davis has become a Little League sensation and her complete-game shutout performance for the Philadelphia-based ball club in the Mid-Atlantic Final made her a star. During […] The post Clayton Kershaw responds...
With the highest payroll in Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers have very high expectations for success. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw understands what’s expected of his team, and told ESPN’s Colin Cowherd that it’s “World Series or bust” for Los Angeles this year. “I think it was almost like that last year, too. Coming […]
Last year, Andrew McCutchen deservedly won the National League MVP award. McCutchen had a great season and led his Pittsburgh Pirates to the postseason for the first time since 1992.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw finished seventh in MVP voting, four spots ahead of Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel, who was the next highest voted pitcher.
Many baseball pundits believe...
www.insidesocal.com When you’re Clayton Kershaw, you can’t always rely on striking out every batter you face; but you may be required to get a little dirty and play some defense as well. Kershaw did just that as he was preserving a 2-1 Dodgers lead in the fifth inning of today’s Dodgers/Brewers game where there was an attempted squeeze play by Jean Segura. Take a look...
After spinning his second consecutive complete game Thursday night and his third in the month of July, there is no getting around the brilliance of Clayton Kershaw. And the ridiculous two month roll the Los Angeles Dodgers ace on is one of the best in baseball history. Don’t believe me? A breakdown follows. Since June 2 Kershaw has made 11 starts, in that time he has a record...
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Clayton Kershaw was a guest on Monday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. During a segment, Kimmel wanted Kershaw to throw a baseball at him to knock an apple off of his head. Kershaw eventually succeeded, but not before hilariously smashing Kimmel in the face.