Clayton Kershaw

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

10/03/2014

Clayton Kershaw delivers a pitch during the Dodgers' 9-1 win over the visiting Giants on Sept. 24 at Dodger Stadium.  (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Kershaw Wants To Erase Memories Of ’13 NLCS

The last time the Los Angeles Dodgers faced the St. Louis Cardinals in the playoffs, Clayton Kershaw had a terrible outing and the Dodgers were bounced out of the postseason.

10/02/2014

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Dodgers Need To Sweep Rockies For Chance At Home-Field Advantage Throughout Playoffs

The Los Angeles Dodgers wrapped up their division with another impressive offensive showing.

09/26/2014

Clayton Kershaw is a giant slayer on the field and a giant giver off. (credit: CBS)

Clayton Kershaw, Wife Ellen Speak To Congregation At Angelus Temple About Their Faith

Thursday night, off the field, Dodgers hurler Clayton Kershaw showed why, when it comes to giving, he is something of a giant and in a league of his own.

09/25/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the Washington Nationals in the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium on September 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Top 5 Performances By Clayton Kershaw In 2014

Was Clayton Kershaw’s performance of 2014 enough to win MVP? Should be! Kershaw was the league’s first 20-game winner and had a no-hit game that should have been perfect. After helping the Dodgers clinch their second straight division title, Kershaw will end the regular season with a record of 21-3. To top it off, Kershaw also had a scoreless streak of 41 innings in his MVP-like season. If Kershaw does indeed win the NL MVP, it will be the first time in 46 years ago, where Hall of Famer Bob Gibson won it in 1968.

09/25/2014

Third base coach Lorenzo Bundy #49 of the Los Angeles Dodgers congratulates Clayton Kershaw #22 after hitting an RBI triple in the fifth inning, as third baseman Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants looks on at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dodgers Clinch NL West Behind Kershaw, 9-1 Defeat Of Giants

The Dodgers clinched the National League West on Wednesday night, behind an eight inning, one run effort by Clayton Kershaw to defeat the San Francisco Giants 9-1.

09/24/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v Chicago Cubs

Kershaw Is League’s 1st Pitcher To Reach 20 Wins, Leads Dodgers Past Cubs, 14-5

Clayton Kershaw became the majors’ first 20-game winner and A.J. Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

09/19/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

Kershaw Collects 19th Win As Dodgers Take Series From Giants

Clayton Kershaw outpitched Yusmeiro Petit for his major league-leading 19th win, and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved three games ahead of San Francisco in the NL West with a 4-2 victory over the Giants on Sunday.

09/14/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the San Diego Padres during the first inning at Dodger Stadium on September 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Kershaw Earns 18th Win, Dodgers Beat Padres 9-4

Clayton 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 San Diego Padres 9-4 on Monday night.

09/08/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the Washington Nationals in the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium on September 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kershaw Wins 17th As Dodgers Beat Nationals, 4-1

Clayton Kershaw pitched eight strong innings for his major league leading 17th win and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Tuesday night.

09/02/2014

Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on August 27, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Kershaw Gets 16th Win As Dodgers Beat Diamondbacks, 3-1

Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.

08/27/2014

Carl Crawford, left, and Justin Turner celebrate after Turner's eighth-inning homer gave the Dodgers a 2-1 lead Thursday night at Dodger Stadium. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kershaw, Turner Lead Dodgers Past Padres, 2-1

Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.

08/21/2014

Milwaukee Brewers v Los Angeles Dodgers

Gallardo, Braun Help Brewers Snap Kershaw’s Streak Of 11 Straight Victories

Yovani Gallardo pitched eight innings, Ryan Braun and Carlos Gomez homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended Clayton Kershaw’s streak of 11 straight victories with a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

08/16/2014

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5 Faces Of Major League Baseball

Let’s take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.

08/11/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on August 10, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Kershaw Wins 14th, Dodgers Beat Brewers 5-1

Clayton Kershaw won his 14th game to tie for the National League lead, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep in a matchup of divisional leaders.

08/10/2014

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