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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Clayton Kershaw on World Series loss: ‘Maybe one of these days I won’t fail’ | CBS Sports

“Maybe one of these days I won’t fail, we won’t fail and we’ll win one of these things,’’ Kershaw said, finding little consolation in the team’s 104 regular-season victories. “…There’s only one team that can succeed. There’s only one team that wins the last game, so that’s tough.

“I think once the dust settles and we go home, we can realize that we had a pretty amazing season and we finished in second place, which nobody cares about or remembers.’‘

Well, there it is, the saddest thing I’ll ever read.

LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim Posted: November 02, 2017 at 08:10 PM | 54 comment(s)
  Beats: clayton kershaw, sad trombone

Monday, October 30, 2017

More frustration for Clayton Kershaw | LA Times

In the most important start of his career, Kershaw failed to deliver. In the franchise’s most crucial game in nearly three decades, he unraveled.

Again.

The Dodgers provided Kershaw with a four-run advantage. He couldn’t protect it. They broke the stalemate by scoring another three runs for him. He couldn’t preserve that lead, either.


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Clayton Kershaw Allowed a Grand Slam | FanGraphs Baseball

Thanks to the magic go MLB.TV I had four games going last night. This result was a little shocking.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 19, 2017 at 09:02 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: clayton kershaw, dodgers

Saturday, September 02, 2017

Clayton Kershaw’s return helps end Dodgers’ slide with 1-0 defeat of Padres | LAT

Kershaw handled his opposition earlier in the evening with ease. He struck out seven and appeared unfazed by his time on the disabled list nursing a strained back. He spun an abbreviated gem, exiting only because of the Dodgers’ decision to gently ease him back into big-league competition.

Kershaw faced little adversity. He permitted two infield singles. He walked none. His outfielders did not field the baseball once. His employers can breathe easier about October — Kershaw looked like Kershaw. He was pleased with his efficiency, which allowed him to last one inning longer than intended.

6 innings, 2 singles, no walks, 7 strikeouts. 70 pitches.

LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim Posted: September 02, 2017 at 11:18 AM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: clayton kershaw, dodgers, padres

Monday, July 24, 2017

Dodgers beat Braves in 10 after losing Kershaw | MLB.com

UPDATE: Projected to miss 4-6 weeks.

No, no, no, no. no.

Kershaw, who missed 2 1/2 months last year with a herniated disk, left with lower right back tightness suffered while warming up for the second inning after an eight-pitch first inning. Atlanta starter Sean Newcomb (1-6) struck out nine but also issued five walks in six innings, two of them scoring ahead of the homer by Barnes inside the left-field foul pole on an 0-2 pitch.

Jim Furtado Posted: July 24, 2017 at 02:59 PM | 22 comment(s)
  Beats: clayton kershaw, dodgers

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Clayton Kershaw Has a Home Run Problem

A few innings later, he chased the Dodgers ace with another homer, his second of the night — and, more distressingly for the pitcher, Kershaw’s fourth allowed of the game (a career worst) and 17th allowed of the season (also a career worst, already, in mid-June). Only six pitchers have surrendered more homers this season than Kershaw, who — despite maintaining a top-five ERA, K%, and BB% in the NL — is exhibiting an unprecedented problem. In 263 starts before 2017, Kershaw had allowed three homers in a game just twice; in 15 starts this year, he’s already reached that mark three times.

Kershaw’s sudden proclivity for giving up the long ball is especially surprising as it acts as an antithesis to his career up to this point. From his first full season through the end of last year, no qualified starter had a stingier HR/9 rate, and even as the league’s home run tendencies increased in recent years, Kershaw remained a holdout, the tireless trout — no, not that one — swimming against the tide. But his typical HR/9 rate has tripled this season, and after Monday’s four-dinger outing, he’s now allowing homers at a worse-than-average rate for the first time in his career..

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 20, 2017 at 03:14 PM | 20 comment(s)
  Beats: clayton kershaw

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

World Fame 100 Top Ranking Athletes

The Top 100 Most Famous Athletes in the World - before you read the list, take a guess and comment on where you think the first baseball player is ranked.

Cokes to the winner ..

Lest we forget Posted: May 30, 2017 at 10:51 AM | 88 comment(s)
  Beats: athletes, clayton kershaw, derek jeter, mike trout, stars

 

 

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