Clayton Kershaw RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kershaw doesn't think he can win 300 games

    The Score "Only 24 pitchers in big-league history have been able to crack the 300-win mark. Clayton Kershaw doesn't believe he'll become No. 25. The Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander, who is arguably the game's best pitcher, is nearly halfway to 300 career wins (145) in his age-30 season, but that isn't..." April 24

  • MLB rumors: Yankees stealing Clayton Kershaw from Dodgers in free agency?

    Newark Star-Ledger "As the Yankees try to get out of an early-season hole, the future is bright. That can (and still should) be said about this current season. Despite a tough start, there's too much talent in the Bronx for this season to end up totally in the gutter. But even if the 2018 Yankees don't reach the..." April 20

  • MLB Rumors: Early clubhouse guess is Kershaw opts out

    Fanrag Sports "Superstar Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is “totally focused” on the season, and not his coming negotiation, according to friends. And if you know Kershaw, you believe that. But that doesn’t mean the speculation isn’t starting regarding his call whether to opt out after the year...." April 13

  • Clayton Kershaw, who can opt out after the season, says his focus is on 'trying to get people out'

    Los Angeles Times "The Clayton Kershaw Road Show is about to start. The Dodgers play their first road game of the season Monday. Wherever the team goes, Kershaw could face questions from reporters asking if he might like to play in (insert city here) next season. Will he entertain them? "I will not entertain..." April 02

  • Kershaw wraps spring with 0.00 ERA "Making his first start as a 30-year-old, Clayton Kershaw toyed with the Royals over 6 2/3 scoreless innings of Friday's 10-0 Dodgers win, allowing one hit to wrap up Spring Training with a 0.00 ERA. Despite having his fastball velocity still stuck around 90 mph, Kershaw couldn't have been much..." March 23

  • Clayton Kershaw is turning 30, but he doesn't feel that old

    Los Angeles Times "No competitor, in any sport, is more focused than Clayton Kershaw. On the days he pitches, there is no tolerance for distraction. But this is spring training, where the atmosphere is lighter and the crowd sits extra close to the field. On Sunday, as Kershaw adjusted his batting glove in the..." March 19

  • Kershaw should be 'a Dodger for life,' owner says

    Fanrag Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers and their superstar pitcher Clayton Kershaw, to this point, have kept things very close to the vest when it comes to the contract negotiations between the marquee franchise and their franchise player. However, on Saturday, Dodgers owner Mark Walter at least made things..." March 03

  • Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw have ‘open dialogue’ with his opt-out looming

    Orange County Register "Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has said he isn’t thinking about the clause in his contract which allows him to opt out and become a free agent next fall. It would be unwise for the Dodgers’ front office to take such an approach. The Dodgers’ front office is many things. Unwise is not one of..." February 21

  • Clayton Kershaw to start record eighth Dodgers opener

    ESPN "No surprise here: Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Clayton Kershaw will make his team-record eighth Opening Day start, against the visiting San Francisco Giants on March 29. Roberts made the announcement Tuesday when pitchers and catchers reported to spring training with the..." February 13

  • Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw on potential free agency next winter: It’s good to have options

    Orange County Register "A shadow will follow the Dodgers throughout 2018, one that might cause a chill to go up their collective spine if they stop and think about it – Clayton Kershaw could leave. The seven-year, $215-million contract extension Kershaw signed four years ago this month includes an opt-out clause that..." January 28

  • Curt Schilling 'Kershaw's Not A Big-Game Pitcher ... Blew It This World Series'

    TMZ "Not everyone has the clutch gene -- and MLB playoffs legend Curt Schilling says that includes Clayton Kershaw, who exposed himself in this year's World Series. We spoke to Curt about big-game pitching after the Dodgers' W.S. collapse ... and he didn't sugarcoat what separates guys like him..." November 05

  • Kershaw on Game 7 status: 'I can go for 27 innings'

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Houston Astros on Tuesday in Game 6 of the 2017 World Series (GameTracker), thereby forcing a Game 7 on Wednesday night. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, who just started Game 5 on Sunday night, will be available. For how many pitches? Apparently as many as..." November 01

  • Clayton Kershaw will be ready to pitch in Game 7

    Larry Brown Sports "Clayton Kershaw was unable to come through for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the World Series, but that does not mean he’s done for the rest of the series. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told reporters before Tuesday’s Game 6 against the Houston Astros that Kershaw told him he was ready to..." October 31

  • Clayton Kershaw sets record for most home runs allowed in single postseason

    Larry Brown Sports "Clayton Kershaw made history on Sunday night, but not the kind you want to make. The Los Angeles Dodgers starter set a record for the most home runs allowed in a single postseason. That mark was set when he allowed a 3-run home run to Yuli Gurriel to tie Game 5 of the World Series at..." October 30