Clayton Kershaw RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cause for concern as Clayton Kershaw flies to L.A. to see back specialist

    CBS Sports "The Dodgers are 14-2 when Clayton Kershaw starts and 28-34 when he doesn't. We already knew he was the best pitcher on Earth, but the Dodgers' performance when he does or doesn't pitch is a nice illustration of his value. Why do we bring this up? Well, you can read a headline so you already..." June 28

  • Staying 'home' was right for Clayton Kershaw; will it be right for Jake Arrieta?

    ESPN "If Chicago Cubs star Jake Arrieta is looking for advice on free agency, he can walk across the diamond this week at Wrigley Field and talk with fellow all-world pitcher Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cubs fans would undoubtedly like for Arrieta, a free agent after the 2017 season,..." May 31

  • There's Clayton Kershaw and then there's everyone else

    SB Nation "Jake Arrieta is the reigning Cy Young winner in the National League, and the current ERA leader at 1.13. He's yet to lose a game and he's allowed the fewest hits per nine of any starter in the NL. That's all very impressive, and expected from Arrieta at this point. His season right now pales in..." May 13

  • Clayton Kershaw has been even better than Jake Arrieta during historic streak

    Sporting News "My original intent for this column was to lend context to Jake Arrieta’s recent stretch of dominant performances. If you’ve watched MLB Network or ESPN the past couple days, you’ve probably seen the number that jumps off the television screen. In his past 26 regular-season starts, dating back..." May 05

  • Clayton Kershaw not a big fan of defensive shift

    ESPN "With defensive shifts increasing leaguewide from around 2,400 in 2010 to 18,000 in 2015, pitchers have had to get used to the trend. Clayton Kershaw isn't one of them. "I think just mentally for me I can live with a hard-hit ball getting through a hole as opposed to a soft, cheap ground ball..." March 30

  • Kershaw set for sixth straight Opening Day nod

    MLB.com "Three-time National League Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw will start Opening Day in San Diego on Monday, April 4, manager Dave Roberts announced on Sunday. Kershaw also will start the first Spring Training game on Thursday against the White Sox. Roberts would not announce the rest of the..." February 28