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  • • Clayton Kershaw is the Dirk Nowitzki of MLB
    Comparing athletes from two different sports isn’t usually a thing, but there is something to be said about the paths that Clayton Kershaw and Dirk Nowitzki took to reach the proverbial mountaintop. They’re revered as champions today, yet both struggled through the early stages of their careers. As an eight-time MLB All-Star and three-time NL […] The post Clayton Kershaw is the D...2020
  • Kershaw: Series win makes past woes 'pointless'
    • Kershaw: Series win makes past woes 'pointless'
    Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw could only focus on being a World Series champion on Tuesday night and said "all that other stuff is pointless."...2020
  • • Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw not focused on his legacy after winning first World Series ring
    'The 2020 Dodgers won the World Series. Who cares about all that other stuff?' Kershaw asked...2020
  • Which current sports greats need a championship to cement their legacies?
    • Which current sports greats need a championship to cement their legacies?
    Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series champs. Which current athletes bound for the Hall of Fame remains without a championship?        ...2020
  • Inside the night Clayton Kershaw finally became a World Series champion -- in his hometown
    • Inside the night Clayton Kershaw finally became a World Series champion -- in his hometown
    The Dodgers' ace grew up about 20 miles from Globe Life Field. Tuesday night, he won his first title there, with his childhood friends watching....2020
  • Passan: Clayton Kershaw repairs his playoff legacy with Game 5 win
    • Passan: Clayton Kershaw repairs his playoff legacy with Game 5 win
    After years of October frustration, the L.A. ace got to walk off the field with an ovation and with a lead....2020
  • Clayton Kershaw sets postseason strikeouts record in strong Game 5 start
    • Clayton Kershaw sets postseason strikeouts record in strong Game 5 start
    Despite his reputation for struggling in the postseason, Kershaw has gone 4-1 with a 2.93 ERA and 37 strikeouts in 30.2 innings in the 2020 playoffs. This has been the best postseason of his career....2020
  • • World Series: Clayton Kershaw pushes Dodgers closer to elusive title with record-setting start vs. Rays
    Kershaw bent but did not break in his Game 5 outing on Sunday night...2020
  • Clayton Kershaw Steadies Dodgers and Puts a World Series Within Reach
    • Clayton Kershaw Steadies Dodgers and Puts a World Series Within Reach
    Los Angeles rebounded after a wild loss on Saturday to beat the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 and move to within one win of a championship....2020
  • Kershaw sets record for postseason strikeouts
    • Kershaw sets record for postseason strikeouts
    Clayton Kershaw moved past Justin Verlander for the all-time lead in postseason strikeouts Sunday when his six strikeouts in Game 5 of the World Series gave him 207 for his career....2020

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Clayton Kershaw injury and suspension

  • • Clayton Kershaw injury update: Dodgers lefty to start NLCS Game 4 vs. Braves
    Manager Dave Roberts said as much after Game 3...2020
  • • Clayton Kershaw injury update: Dodgers lefty a 'likely possibility' to start NLCS Game 4 vs. Braves
    Kershaw's status hinges on how he feels come Thursday...2020
  • • Clayton Kershaw injury update: Dodgers ace will make 2020 debut Sunday vs. D-Backs
    Kershaw started the season on the IL due to a back injury...2020
  • • Clayton Kershaw injury update: Dodgers' Dave Roberts says his ace will make season debut 'sooner than later'
    Kershaw started the season on the IL due to a back injury...2020
  • • Kershaw (stiff back) 'optimistic' for quick recovery
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw said Friday that the back injury that put him on the 10-day injured list is "not too serious" and "getting better pretty quick," adding that he is "optimistic" he will return shortly after he is first eligible to next Friday....2020
  • • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw lands on injured list with back stiffness; Dustin May gets Opening Day start
    Kershaw is out with a back injury...2020
  • • Dodgers Place Clayton Kershaw On Injured List, Recall Dustin May
    The Dodgers announced that they’ve placed scheduled Opening Day starter Clayton Kershaw on the injured list and recalled right-hander Dustin May from their alternate training site. The team has termed Kershaw’s injury as “back stiffness” and will surely provide more details in the near future. Kershaw had been slated to take the hill against the…...2020
  • • Freddie Freeman tried to get through 2019 on adrenaline, painkillers?
    We heard chatter about Freddie Freeman’s late-2019 elbow issues, but it seems the injury was a fair bit more debilitating than the Braves slugger let on. As Jeff Schultz of The Athletic reports (subscription link), Freeman dealt not only with pain but with quite a lot of difficulties relating to his efforts to deal with the agonizing bone spurs in his joint. Schultz writes that the star first base...2020
  • • Indians trade two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber to Rangers
    The Texas Rangers are finalizing a deal to acquire two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber from the Indians, reports Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic. The deal is agreed to, pending physicals of the players involved, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Reliever Emmanuel Clase is part of the return heading to Cleveland, per Levi Weaver of the Athletic. Center fielder Delino DeShields Jr. is also headed to Cl...2019
  • • MLB injury report: Return timeline, updates for Gary Sanchez, Clayton Kershaw, others
    Here's our regularly updated look at the injuries that are causing the biggest stir across Major League Baseball...2019

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Clayton Kershaw trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • MLB playoffs betting odds, picks: Clayton Kershaw may be scratched, but not all is lost for the Dodgers
    Here's a look at the best wagers for Tuesday of the League Championship Series...2020
  • • The biggest bargain on every MLB team
    The high priced stars in MLB like Mike Trout, Mookie Betts, and Clayton Kershaw get most of the attention, but great teams also need bargains to enable those bigger contracts....2020
  • • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw expects to make 2020 debut soon
    Kershaw threw from 90 feet Friday and offered a positive update on his status, saying he’s optimistic that he’ll return soon...2020
  • • Clayton Kershaw Expects To Make 2020 Debut Soon
    Just hours before their season began Thursday, the Dodgers unexpectedly placed left-handed ace Clayton Kershaw on the injured list because of back stiffness. Fortunately for Los Angeles, though, it doesn’t appear Kershaw will be out for long. The 32-year-old threw from 90 feet Friday and offered a positive update on his status, telling Ken Gurnick…...2020
  • • Right-hander Kenta Maeda reveals he asked out of Los Angeles
    As if there weren’t enough drama surrounding the Dodgers’ three-way deal for outfielder Mookie Betts, departed Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda revealed on his YouTube channel that he had requested a trade out of Los Angeles, according to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times. Neither the trade nor the revelation of Maeda’s request are particularly shocking since Maeda had made clear in the pas...2020
  • • Dodgers well-stocked with young arms for rotation, bullpen
    The Dodgers have no shortage of options for their starting rotation. Even after trading Kenta Maeda to the Twins, Los Angeles has Walker Buehler, Clayton Kershaw, David Price, Alex Wood, Julio Urías, Dustin May, Tony Gonsolin, Ross Stripling and Jimmy Nelson on the 40-man roster. So too is prospect Mitchell White, but he doesn’t figure to be in the mix out of the gate after posting a 6.50 ERA in 6...2020
  • • Indians trade two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber to Rangers
    The Texas Rangers are finalizing a deal to acquire two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber from the Indians, reports Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic. The deal is agreed to, pending physicals of the players involved, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Reliever Emmanuel Clase is part of the return heading to Cleveland, per Levi Weaver of the Athletic. Center fielder Delino DeShields Jr. is also headed to Cl...2019
  • • Assessing the Los Angeles Dodgers' outlook this offseason
    MLBTR has published Offseason Outlooks for all 30 teams. Click here to read the other entries in this series. The 2019 season resulted in another NL West title but more playoff disappointment for the powerhouse Dodgers. Now, newly extended president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman is once again looking for ways to get the Dodgers their first World Series championship since 1988. Guaranteed ...2019
  • • Dodgers' offseason reviewed
    The 2018-19 offseason marked yet another winter of measured free-agent spending and luxury-tax-motivated trades for the Andrew Friedman-led Dodgers. Major League signings A.J. Pollock, OF: Four years, $55M Joe Kelly, RHP: Three years, $25M Total spend: $80M Trades and waiver claims Traded OF Yasiel Puig, OF Matt Kemp, LHP Alex Wood, C Kyle Farmer to the Reds in exchange for RHP Homer Bailey (relea...2019
  • • Dave Roberts: Clayton Kershaw in ‘really good spot’ physically
    Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw appears to be steadily progressing toward a season debut as he fights off nagging left shoulder issues. Kershaw is set to throw a three-inning simulated game on Saturday, and manager Dave Roberts offered a very positive assessment of his physical status. Kershaw missed Opening Day after shoulder problems early in spring training pushed back much of his activ...2019

Clayton Kershaw stats

  • • MLB playoff schedule, scores: Clayton Kershaw strikes out 13 as Dodgers sweep Brewers; A's, Braves advance
    The Dodgers, Athletics and Braves are all moving on in the 2020 postseason...2020
  • • MLB playoffs scores: Dodgers vs. Brewers live updates, NLCS Game 5 highlights, stats, full coverage
    The Dodgers are looking for a much better start out of Clayton Kershaw...2018

Clayton Kershaw kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Kershaw, Hollywood team up at fundraiser
    Clayton Kershaw and his wife, Ellen, kicked off their sixth annual Ping Pong 4 Purpose fundraising event on Thursday, attended by dozens of notable stars and players....2018

Top Clayton Kershaw news

  • • Kershaw says extra-inning rule 'not real baseball'
    Even though the Dodgers are 5-1 this season in extra innings, ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw isn't a fan of the rule putting a runner at second base to start the inning, calling it "not real baseball."...2020
  • • Kershaw gets 9th Opening Day start for Dodgers
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was tabbed Tuesday to make the ninth Opening Day start of his career, which extends his franchise record....2020
  • • Kershaw urges Dodgers to use Astros rage as fuel
    Clayton Kershaw is pleased practically everybody in the sport seized the opportunity to tee off on the cheating Astros and Rob Manfred's handling of the scandal over the past several days -- but he also believes it's time for baseball to go back to work....2020
  • • Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw voices concern about MLB's Arizona plan: 'I don't think that's doable'
    Kershaw doesn't like the idea of players being away from their families for months...2020
  • • Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw says Astros players haven't shown 'a whole lot of remorse' for cheating scheme
    Kershaw was victimized with a poor Game 5 start on the road vs. the Astros in the 2017 World Series...2020
  • • Kershaw: Won't 'crawl into hole' despite struggles
    A more upbeat Clayton Kershaw says the team's NLDS loss to the Nationals still stings but he won't let it affect his preparation for next season....2019
  • • Dodgers' Kershaw records 2,500th strikeout
    Clayton Kershaw became the second pitcher in Los Angeles Dodgers history to record 2,500 strikeouts, joining Don Sutton, when he got Arizona's Nick Ahmed swinging in the second inning Thursday night....2020
  • • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw lands on injured list with back stiffness; Dustin May gets Opening Day start
    2020
  • • Kershaw: Astros haven't shown 'a lot of remorse'
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw feels wronged and says a contrite approach from the Astros has been missing in the wake of their cheating scandal....2020
  • • Kershaw back as Dodgers' Opening Day starter
    Clayton Kershaw will extend his Dodgers franchise record for Opening Day starts to nine....2020
  • • Kershaw back as Dodgers' Opening Day starter
    Clayton Kershaw will extend his Dodgers franchise record for Opening Day starts to nine....2020
  • • Dodgers manager Dave Roberts 'took exception' to Trent Grisham admiring home run off of Clayton Kershaw
    Grisham hit a game-tying home run off of Kershaw in the sixth inning...2020
  • • NL Notes: Kershaw, Martinez, Freeman, Farmer
    Let’s take a look at the latest notes from the National League: Dodgers great Clayton Kershaw was something of a surprise offseason Driveline Baseball student, Pedro Moura of The Athletic reports (subscription link). It’s by now common to hear of hurlers spending time at the renowned clinic, but the most accomplished pitcher of his generation?…...2020
  • • What rewatching two key Astros 2017 World Series games tells us
    Here's what seeing Game 4 (Alex Wood) and Game 5 (Clayton Kershaw) reveals given what we know now about Houston's sign stealing....2020

Clayton Kershaw schedule, game

  • • Passan: Clayton Kershaw repairs his playoff legacy with Game 5 win
    2020
  • • Clayton Kershaw sets postseason strikeouts record in strong Game 5 start
    2020
  • • Samson: How Clayton Kershaw proved he is a successful playoff pitcher
    Samson dissected Kershaw's Game 5 performance...2020
  • Dominant Kershaw propels Dodgers in Game 1
    • Dominant Kershaw propels Dodgers in Game 1
    Clayton Kershaw carved through the Rays' lineup, retiring 17 of the final 18 batters he faced and leading the Dodgers to an 8-3 victory in Game 1 of the 116th World Series on Tuesday night....2020
  • • World Series Game 1 starting lineups: Rays go righty-heavy against Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw
    It's Tyler Glasnow vs. Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 -- here's a how the teams line up...2020
  • • 2020 World Series: Dodgers, Rays announce starting pitchers for Game 1
    Tyler Glasnow will face off against Clayton Kershaw in the series opener...2020
  • • 2020 World Series: Rays, Dodgers announce starting pitchers for Game 1
    Tyler Glasnow will face off against Clayton Kershaw in the series opener...2020
  • • Dodgers Name Clayton Kershaw Starter For Game 1
    As expected, the Dodgers are starting Clayton Kershaw in tomorrow night’s World Series Game 1, the team announced to reporters (including Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times). The three-time Cy Young winner will oppose Rays fireballer Tyler Glasnow. Kershaw hasn’t started since Thursday’s NLCS Game 4, so he’ll be going on normal rest. The 32-year-old is no…...2020
  • • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw falters again in NLCS; but is the playoff perception surrounding him fair?
    The Clayton Kershaw playoff narrative is alive and well...2020
  • • MLB playoffs betting odds, picks: Clayton Kershaw may be scratched, but not all is lost for the Dodgers
    2020

Clayton Kershaw rumors, scandals

  • • Right-hander Kenta Maeda reveals he asked out of Los Angeles
    2020
  • • Kershaw urges Dodgers to use Astros rage as fuel
    2020
  • • Kershaw: Astros haven't shown 'a lot of remorse'
    2020
  • • Report: Dodgers talking to Indians about Cy Young winner Corey Kluber
    The two-time defending NL champion Los Angeles Dodgers will have ace starter Clayton Kershaw back in the mix next season. In no way does this mean the team isn’t looking to add another top-end rotation arm. According to this report from Jon Morosi of MLB.com, Los Angeles is talking to the Cleveland Indians about multiple pitchers. That includes two-time AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber. Under team ...2018
  • • Clayton Kershaw motivated to prove doubters wrong with new deal
    Clayton Kershaw will be a Los Angeles Dodger for at least three more seasons, and despite his many accomplishments, he has a lot of motivation to do even more. The 30-year-old left-hander is well aware that some have argued that he’s a pitcher in decline, and he wants to put that speculation to rest now that his future definitely lies in Los Angeles. Kershaw hasn’t been able to avoid the disabled ...2018
  • • Report: Dodgers nearing extension with Clayton Kershaw
    The Dodgers and left-hander Clayton Kershaw are nearing an extension that’ll keep him in Los Angeles, reports Yahoo’s Jeff Passan (on Twitter). Passan notes that the deal is said to be “very close.” Kershaw had an opt-out clause that allowed him to forgo the remaining two years and $65M on his contract and had until 4pm ET Friday to make a decision on that clause. There’s been speculation for quit...2018
  • • Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw push opt-out deadline to Friday afternoon
    The Dodgers announced tonight that they’ve agreed to push back the deadline on Clayton Kershaw’s opt-out decision until Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. ET. The original agreement in his contract was that he’d have three days after the end of the World Series, meaning a decision would have been due tonight. Kershaw has two years and $65 million remaining on his contract but has the right to opt out and ...2018
  • • Watch: Brewers relief pitcher Woodruff drills game-tying home run
    The Milwaukee Brewers came into Game 1 of the NLCS counting on relief pitcher Brandon Woodruff to provide a few innings in relief. He surprised everyone with a game-tying blast to center field off Clayton Kershaw. After the Los Angeles Dodgers took an early 1-0 lead on Manny Machado’s home run, Woodruff came into the game in at the top of the third inning to replace starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez. ...2018

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