Clayton Kershaw RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Dave Roberts won’t start Clayton Kershaw on short rest in Game 4

    Hardball Talk "When Saturday rolls around, it won’t matter if the Dodgers are on the brink of clinching a championship or need their best starter to fend off a sweep: Dodgers’ manager Dave Roberts won’t start Clayton Kershaw on short rest in Game 4. It’s a strategy that has worked well for the team and its ace..." October 25

  • Clayton Kershaw’s whole career has been building to this moment

    New York Post "Hold on, those Clayton Kershaw postseason demons are not completely exorcised. Yes, Kershaw was the winning pitcher in the NLCS clincher, but now comes the final piece. The previous Dodgers starting pitcher to win a World Series game was 29-year-old Orel Hershiser, who won two games in the 1988..." October 24

  • Clayton Kershaw jokes he 'might retire' if Dodgers win World Series

    Sporting News "The Dodgers are going back to the World Series for the first time since 1988 and Clayton Kershaw is ecstatic. After the Dodgers closed out the Cubs in five games with an 11-1 victory to win the NLCS, Kershaw made a shocking proclamation. "If we win, I might retire, call it a career," the..." October 20

  • Dodgers manager Dave Roberts can't overlook ace Clayton Kershaw's seventh-inning struggles

    Los Angeles Times "Past midnight on Tuesday, as the party after the Dodgers’ sweep of Arizona in the National League division series wound down, Clayton Kershaw beamed in the center of the visitors clubhouse at Phoenix’s Chase Field. His daughter danced behind him while Kendrick Lamar preached the virtues of..." October 13

  • Dave Roberts says Clayton Kershaw will not pitch on short rest

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers know they have one of the most dominant starting pitchers in baseball in Clayton Kershaw, but they feel their rotation is deep enough to win a championship without the left-hander pitching on short rest. At least for now. On the eve of his team beginning its latest..." October 06

  • Dodgers announce Clayton Kershaw will start Game 1 of NLDS, but not Game 4

    CBS Sports "One of the worst kept secrets in baseball is now official: Clayton Kershaw will start Game 1 of the NLDS for the Dodgers next Friday. Manager Dave Roberts made the announcement Friday afternoon, and he added Kershaw will not start Game 4 on short rest. Of course, Roberts has said Kershaw would..." September 30

  • Clayton Kershaw Surrenders First Career Grand Slam

    Real GM Baseball "Clayton Kershaw gave up the first grand slam of his career on Monday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. Aaron Altherr drove in four runs with a single swing in Philadelphia's 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kershaw had faced 103 batters in his career with bases loaded without..." September 19

  • Cody Bellinger, Clayton Kershaw set to return to Dodgers this week

    Sporting News "The Dodgers will get two key reinforcements back this week. The team is expected to activate rookie first baseman Cody Bellinger on Wednesday against the Diamondbacks, ESPN reported . Bellinger was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Aug. 22 with a sprained right ankle. The slugger..." August 30

  • Clayton Kershaw good after rehab start, set to rejoin Dodgers Friday

    ESPN "Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said ace Clayton Kershaw came out of his Saturday rehab start at Triple-A well and will next start for Los Angeles either Friday or Saturday. The three-time Cy Young winner, rehabbing from a lower back strain, threw five innings in his first rehab start for Triple-A..." August 28

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