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With or without Kershaw, no identity crisis for Dodgers

When the Dodgers have struggled, particularly this year, it’s been said more than once that the problem is a team with no identity outside of Clayton Kershaw. Fans and media do a lot of weird things when they are frustrated with a team. There’s probably no topping accusing a team of having no heart […]
Via Dodgers Insider
7 hours ago

Los Angeles Dodgers rumors: ace pitching edition

With the recent news that star pitcher Clayton Kershaw suffered a setback in his rehabilitation from a back injury, the trade deadline just became so much more important for the Los Angeles Dodgers. According to team skipper, Dave Roberts, surgery looks like more of a possibility, per Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register. If he were to have surgery, Kershaw would be out the...
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Could Clayton Kershaw's injury hinder trade talks?

When Clayton Kershaw went down with a back injury on June 26, it seemed as if the Los Angeles Dodgers were heading for disaster. Kershaw was on a dominant pace leading the league in innings, ERA, WHIP and strikeouts on his way to a 14-2 record. Meanwhile, the rest of the Dodgers starting rotation had an ERA over four and lacked any consistency. Combine that with an offense that...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spine expert thinks Clayton Kershaw unlikely to need back surgery

Clayton Kershaw is out indefinitely with a back injury, and there were recent reports that he could need season-ending surgery. However, one spine expert thinks Kershaw is unlikely to need surgery. LA Times Dodgers reporter Andy McCullough shared the information via Twitter Wednesday: Spoke w/ Andrew Hecht, chief of spine surgery at NYC's Mount Sinai. Said given Kershaw's symptoms...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw could require surgery, not guaranteed to pitch again in '16

One day after shutting down Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw due to a setback in his rehab from a back injury, manager Dave Roberts uttered a word no baseball fan likes to hear.Surgery.Roberts indicated that Kershaw's setback might be more serious than initially expected, admitting that surgery might be required."With the way it flared up, it's more of an indication that surgery is more...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Wood to undergo elbow procedure, out eight weeks

The injury bug plaguing the Los Angeles Dodgers has officially mutated into super bacteria status. According to a report by Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, Dodgers lefty Alex Wood will undergo an elbow debridement procedure and is expected to miss the next eight weeks of action. Wood has been on the shelf since late May with ongoing soreness in his pitching...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clayton Kershaw shut down until his back pain goes away

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been shut down until his back pain goes away and his return to the starting rotation is “uncertain.” Manager Dave Roberts said Kershaw “didn’t feel great” on Sunday after throwing a simulated game on Saturday, Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times reports. Kershaw has been on the disabled list since late June with a mild disc...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kershaw shut down indefinitely due to lingering back pain

Dark days continue for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting rotation. According to Dodgers manager Dave Roberts on Tuesday, three-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw “didn’t feel great” after throwing a simulated game over the weekend and has been shut down indefinitely until his back pain goes away, per Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times. Clayton Kershaw...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw won't be ready until after All-Star break

The Los Angeles Dodgers had originally hoped to get Clayton Kershaw back for their first turn through the rotation after the All-Star break, but that has proven too optimistic. The good news is that the Dodgers sound optimistic that Kershaw won’t be much further away after the ace lefty threw a bullpen session on Sunday. “To see Clayton in a pen, throwing off a mound, is definitely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw goes on DL with back injury

The struggling Los Angeles Dodgers are now going to be without one of the best players in the game for at least the next two weeks. Los Angeles placed three-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday after he received an epidural for lower back pain. .@Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw heading to DL after receiving epidural for lower back pain. pic...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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