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Clayton Kershaw
ERA W-L K
1.82 15-3 184
Team: LA DodgersHt / Wt: 6-3 / 225 NFBC ADP: 7.42
Position: SPBorn: 3/19/1988 Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 1st Round by Dodgers (2006)


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Aug. 1 1:01 PM PT2:01 PM MT3:01 PM CT4:01 PM ET16:01 ET20:01 GMT4:01 1:01 PM MST3:01 PM EST3:31 PM VEN0:01 UAE (+1)3:01 PM CT-Kershaw won his 10th straight decision on Thursday while recording his third complete game in four starts, limiting Atlanta to one run in a 2-1 victory.
Analysis: Kershaw continues to be the best pitcher on the planet, posting a 0.94 ERA in 11 starts while striking out 104 in 86 innings since his last defeat.
July 27 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET18:41 ET22:41 GMT6:41 3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST6:11 PM VEN2:41 UAE (+1)5:41 PM CT-Kershaw turned in yet another dominant outing Saturday, yielding just two hits while going the distance for the fourth time this season in a 5-0 win at San Francisco.
Analysis: Kershaw remains virtually untouchable, going 7-0 in his last eight starts while surrendering five runs in 64 innings with 77 strikeouts.
July 21 1:33 PM PT2:33 PM MT3:33 PM CT4:33 PM ET16:33 ET20:33 GMT4:33 1:33 PM MST3:33 PM EST4:03 PM VEN0:33 UAE (+1)3:33 PM CT-Kershaw couldn't hold a two-run lead in a ballpark that's been rough on him Sunday.
Analysis: Kershaw was less than dominant, giving up three runs in seven innings. He'd been 8-0 with an 0.74 ERA his previous eight starts. "It was a struggle," said Kershaw. "I didn't have a great idea where the ball was going for most of the night and I left some balls up." He faces the rival Giants next.
July 11 2:18 PM PT3:18 PM MT4:18 PM CT5:18 PM ET17:18 ET21:18 GMT5:18 2:18 PM MST4:18 PM EST4:48 PM VEN1:18 UAE (+1)4:18 PM CT-Chase Headley snapped Kershaw's streak at 41 innings with a tying homer in the sixth, but the two-time Cy Young Award winner finished with a three-hitter and 11 strikeouts in a 2-1 victory Thursday night over the San Diego Padres.
Analysis: Kershaw (11-2) won his eighth straight start and came within 18 innings of the major league record set by Dodgers right-hander Orel Hershiser, who threw 59 consecutive shutout innings in 1988. Kershaw's run tied Luis Tiant for the fifth-longest in the expansion era (since 1961).
July 5 12:39 PM PT1:39 PM MT2:39 PM CT3:39 PM ET15:39 ET19:39 GMT3:39 12:39 PM MST2:39 PM EST3:09 PM VEN23:39 UAE2:39 PM CT-Kershaw nearly had no-hit stuff against Colorado again, allowing only two singles over eight innings as the Dodgers beat the Rockies 9-0 on Friday night.
Analysis: He extended his scoreless streak to 36 innings before being replaced by a pinch hitter in the ninth. Kershaw bottled up the top-hitting team in the majors in nearly matching the no-hitter he threw against the Rockies on June 18 at Dodger Stadium. Kershaw struck out eight and walked one. "You don't ever want to give up a run," Kershaw casually said. "I guess that's the goal."
June 30 3:51 PM PT4:51 PM MT5:51 PM CT6:51 PM ET18:51 ET22:51 GMT6:51 3:51 PM MST5:51 PM EST6:21 PM VEN2:51 UAE (+1)5:51 PM CT-Kershaw won his sixth straight start with his third straight scoreless outing in Sunday's 6-0 defeat of the Cardinals, yielding five hits and striking out 13.
Analysis: Kershaw has been absolutely dominant during his six-start winning streak, yielding just four runs in 44 innings.
June 25 1:29 PM PT2:29 PM MT3:29 PM CT4:29 PM ET16:29 ET20:29 GMT4:29 1:29 PM MST3:29 PM EST3:59 PM VEN0:29 UAE (+1)3:29 PM CT-Kershaw followed his first career no-hitter with eight marvelous innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Kershaw (8-2, 2.24 ERA) allowed six hits and a walk while striking out eight. The two-time Cy Young winner hasn't allowed a run in 21 1-3 innings, spanning his near-perfect game against Colorado on Wednesday - the only runner occurred on an error - and his previous start against Arizona.
June 19 10:12 PM PT11:12 PM MT12:12 AM CT1:12 AM ET1:12 ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST12:42 AM VEN9:12 UAE12:12 AM CT-Kershaw threw a no-hitter for Los Angeles Dodgers, beating Colorado Rockies 8-0 on Wednesday.
Analysis: The two-time Cy Young Award winner had not allowed a baserunner until Corey Dickerson reached on a two-base throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez to start the seventh. He fanned 15.
May 24 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET18:41 ET22:41 GMT6:41 3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST6:11 PM VEN2:41 UAE (+1)5:41 PM CT-Kershaw bounced back from a rare rough outing Friday, limiting the Phillies to two hits over six scoreless innings in a 2-0 win.
Analysis: Kershaw had given up seven runs and six hits over 1 2-3 innings in an 18-7 loss at Arizona on May 17.
May 18 12:58 PM PT1:58 PM MT2:58 PM CT3:58 PM ET15:58 ET19:58 GMT3:58 12:58 PM MST2:58 PM EST3:28 PM VEN23:58 UAE2:58 PM CT-Kershaw had a rare poor showing Saturday, allowing seven runs and six hits in 1 2-3 innings in an 18-7 loss at Arizona.
Analysis: It was the most runs Kershaw gave up in a start since July 2012. He's 1-1 with a 5.74 ERA in three starts since coming off the disabled list.
May 7 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Kershaw pitched seven shutout innings in his first outing since opening day, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Washington Nationals 8-3 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Kershaw (2-0, 0.66 ERA) was stubborn in his return after missing 32 games, allowing nine hits but striking out nine without a walk. The two-time NL Cy Young winner had been on the disabled list for the first time in his career, sidelined by a strained back muscle after winning March 22 in the major league opener in Australia.
May 6 6:51 PM PT7:51 PM MT8:51 PM CT9:51 PM ET21:51 ET1:51 GMT9:51 6:51 PM MST8:51 PM EST9:21 PM VEN5:51 UAE (+1)8:51 PM CT-Kershaw was activated from the disabled list by the Los Angeles Dodgers, who kept outfielder Yasiel Puig out of the starting lineup for the second straight night.
Analysis: Kershaw allowed one run in 6 2-3 innings of a 3-1 victory over Arizona in the March 22 opener at Sydney. The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner strained a back muscle and went on the DL for the first time in his major league career.
Apr. 20 12:04 PM PT1:04 PM MT2:04 PM CT3:04 PM ET15:04 ET19:04 GMT3:04 12:04 PM MST2:04 PM EST2:34 PM VEN23:04 UAE2:04 PM CT-Kershaw allowed two runs and six hits in five innings during Wednesday night's injury rehabilitation stint with the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts.
Analysis: Kershaw last pitched for the Dodgers on March 22, when they opened the season with a 3-1 win over Arizona in Australia. He was put on the disabled list for the first time in his career several days later because of a strained upper back.
Mar. 26 7:08 PM PT8:08 PM MT9:08 PM CT10:08 PM ET22:08 ET2:08 GMT10:08 7:08 PM MST9:08 PM EST9:38 PM VEN6:08 UAE (+1)8:08 PM CT-Kershaw was activated from the disabled list by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Analysis: Kershaw allowed one run in 6 2-3 innings of a 3-1 victory over Arizona in the March 22 opener at Sydney. The two-time NL Cy Young Award In the process, the reigning NL Cy Young winner strained a back muscle and went on the DL for the first time in his major league career.
Mar. 23 3:49 PM PT4:49 PM MT5:49 PM CT6:49 PM ET18:49 ET22:49 GMT6:49 3:49 PM MST5:49 PM EST6:19 PM VEN2:49 UAE (+1)4:49 PM CT-Kershaw flashed his Cy Young form as the NL West champions opened the Major League Baseball season with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Analysis: Kershaw, who signed a seven-year, $215 million contract in January, allowed one run and five hits in 6 2-3 innings in the first-ever MLB game in Australia.
Mar. 16 10:28 PM PT11:28 PM MT12:28 AM CT1:28 AM ET1:28 ET5:28 GMT13:28 10:28 PM MST12:28 AM EST12:58 AM VEN9:28 UAE11:28 PM CT-Kershaw struggled in his final start before opening the regular season in Australia.
Analysis: Kershaw allowed five runs on eight hits in 5 2-3 innings in the Dodgers' 5-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
Mar. 9 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET21:46 GMT5:46 2:46 PM MST4:46 PM EST5:16 PM VEN1:46 UAE (+1)3:46 PM CT-Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu will be the Dodgers' starting pitchers in their two-game season-opening series in Australia against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The games will be played March 22-23 at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Analysis: Kershaw will be making his fourth straight season-opening start for Los Angeles.

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