Clayton Kershaw

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo stands in the dugout waiting to bat against the Arizona Diamondbacks prior to a baseball game on Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Rizzo wins 2014 Branch Rickey Award

DENVER (AP) — Chicago Cubs All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo is the winner of the 2014 Branch Rickey award in recognition of his community work with pediatric cancer patients. At 25, he’s the youngest person […]

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kershaw breezes to 18th win, Dodgers beat Padres

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw toyed with yet another opponent. Kershaw became the major leagues’ first 18-game winner, Yasiel Puig ended a 60 at-bat RBI drought, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Padres […]

09/09/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kershaw wins 17th as Dodgers beat Nationals 4-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the red-hot Washington Nationals offense proved no match for Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw pitched eight strong innings for his major league leading 17th win and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the […]

09/03/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Colorado Rockies during first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Top hurlers take mound as Dodgers host Nats

(AP) — There’s a top-notch pitching match-up on tap in Los Angeles tonight where the Dodgers entertain Washington in a meeting of National League division leaders. Clayton Kershaw takes a 16-3 mark and 1.73 ERA […]

09/02/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Diamondbacks shut down by Kershaw, lose 3-1

PHOENIX (AP) — The last time Clayton Kershaw pitched in Arizona, three months ago, the Diamondbacks clobbered him in an 18-7 rout. Hardly anyone has touched him since, and on Wednesday night the Diamondbacks were […]

08/28/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kershaw’s scoreless streak ends at 41 innings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw’s scoreless streak ended at 41 innings Thursday night when the Los Angeles Dodgers ace gave up a solo homer to San Diego’s Chase Headley. The switch-hitting Headley drove a […]

07/10/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, left, jokingly points to the dugout as Cleveland Indians' Michael Bourn looks on during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, June 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Haren 1-hits Indians through 7 in Dodgers’ 1-0 win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — All that separated Dan Haren from a possible chance at a no-hitter was a third-inning single that was awarded to Cleveland’s Michael Bourn after a replay review. Rookie Clint Robinson made […]

07/01/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Colorado Rockies during first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Kershaw throws no-hitter, Dodgers rout Rockies 8-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday night, striking out a career-high 15 and allowing his only baserunner on a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ […]

06/19/2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws as his team trains at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Kershaw headed to DL for 1st time in career

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is headed to the 15-day disabled list for the first time in his seven-year career because of a swollen muscle in his left upper back. […]

03/29/2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws as his team trains at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Kershaw, Dodgers set to make opening-day history

SYDNEY (AP) — Two months after signing a contract that makes him the richest pitcher in baseball, Clayton Kershaw starts his fourth consecutive opening day for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a game that carries […]

03/20/2014

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