Clayton Kershaw RUMORS & NEWS

  • Clayton Kershaw Heading to 10-Day DL Due to Back Injury Suffered vs. Braves

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw left Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves with a back injury. Though there was initially some mystery about the cause of his departure, the team announced Kershaw experienced tightness in his right lower back. After the game, manager Dave Roberts..." July 24

  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw: Leaves Sunday's start prematurely

    CBS Sports "Kershaw was removed from Sunday's game after just two innings pitched due to an undisclosed issue, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports. Kershaw was examined by trainers in the top half of the inning but managed to finish the frame before being lifted for a pinch hitter in the bottom half." July 23

  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw to start Sunday, ineligible for All-Star Game

    ESPN "Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said again Wednesday that Clayton Kershaw will take his normal turn in the rotation and start Sunday against the Kansas City Royals, meaning Kershaw will be ineligible to pitch in next Tuesday's All-Star Game. Pitchers who start their team's final game..." July 06

  • Notorious ballhawk Zack Hample rejected by Clayton Kershaw

    Larry Brown Sports "Zack Hample tends to get his way when he attends baseball games, but that wasn’t the case on Sunday. Hample, who is notorious for being a “ballhawk” and has collected over 9,000 balls, said on Twitter that he was rejected by Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw when seeking a special ball. Hample..." June 19

  • Clayton Kershaw becomes third-fastest pitcher to reach 2,000 career strikeouts

    USA Today "Los Angeles Dodgers ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw became the third-fastest pitcher to reach 2,000 career strikeouts Friday night at the Milwaukee Brewers. Kershaw reached the milestone with his fourth strikeout of the game, getting Brewers shortstop Jonathan Villar to swing through a high..." June 03

  • Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw teaches prodigy Julio Urias his pitching grips

    CBS Sports "The Dodgers have two of the most talented pitchers in baseball, only at different points in their respective careers. On Wednesday, we got a nice glimpse of the veteran teaching the young Padawan (May the 4th be with you, by the way) in the Dodger Stadium dugout. Check it out, Clayton Kershaw and..." May 04

  • Clayton Kershaw upset with Rockies starter for delaying game

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s not often that Clayton Kershaw gets upset, but something that the Colorado Rockies’ starter did on Wednesday night bugged the Dodgers ace. The beginning of Wednesday’s Dodgers-Rockies game was delayed a few minutes as the sides waited for Rockies starter Tyler Anderson to make his way from..." April 20

  • Clayton Kershaw not looking forward to facing Zack Greinke

    ESPN "While Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is pumped up to be facing ex-teammate Clayton Kershaw on Friday night, the same can't be said of the Los Angeles Dodgers' ace. "I don't really look forward to it," Kershaw told reporters. "You almost just try to block it out. It's not fun to pitch..." April 14

  • Clayton Kershaw salary more in 2017 than entire Padres’ Opening Day roster

    Sportsnaut "We know the Los Angeles Dodgers aren’t opposed to spending big money to stay competitive. The same cannot be said for the San Diego Padres, whose entire Opening Day roster makes less money than Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw’s 2017 salary is a cool $33 million. San Diego’s..." April 03

  • Kershaw to start 7th straight Opening Day for Dodgers

    ESPN "- In one of the more obvious decisions of the 2017 major league season, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts on Saturday officially named Clayton Kershaw as his Opening Day starter. Kershaw will make his seventh consecutive Opening Day start when the Dodgers begin the season at home April 3..." February 19

  • Clayton Kershaw shares modest goal for 2017 season

    Larry Brown Sports "Clayton Kershaw has been one of the best pitchers in baseball for the past several years, so no one would call him overly ambitious if his goal for the 2017 season was to win the N.L. Cy Young Award. However, the left-hander is focused on something a bit more simple — staying on the field. On..." February 15