Latest Clayton Kershaw News

Dodgers beat Rockies 5-3 as Thompson's 3-run HR backs Urías

Jul. 05, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feeling inconsistent at the plate, Trayce Thompson looks no farther than the next locker down for advice. Three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw gives it to his friend straight. “Swinging at too many balls,” Thompson said Kershaw told...

Dodgers catcher Barnes gets $7M, 2-year deal through '24

Jul. 03, 2022 21:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Catcher Austin Barnes agreed Sunday to a $7 million, two-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers covering 2023 and ‘24 rather than become a free agent after this year’s World Series. Barnes gets $3.5 million in each of the next two seasons, and the Dodgers...

Dodgers go deep 3 times in 7-2 win over Padres

Jul. 02, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman has been a consistent hitter in his first season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The All-Star first baseman though was lacking in the power department for most of the season. That hasn't been the case over the past three weeks. ...

Grichuk, Diaz homer, Rockies rough up Kershaw, Dodgers 7-4

Jun. 29, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Randall Grichuk and Elias Diaz homered and the Colorado Rockies continued their Coors Field mastery of Clayton Kershaw with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. The Rockies roughed up Kershaw for six runs and nine hits in four innings, his...

Kuhl tosses 3-hit shutout, Rockies beat Dodgers 4-0 at Coors

Jun. 28, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Chad Kuhl crouched in a tunnel at Coors Field, sharing the moment with his parents on a FaceTime call as his phone kept buzzing with other messages of congratulations. The fact that the best start of his career came against the powerful Los Angeles Dodgers only made...

Taylor drives in go-ahead run, Dodgers top Braves 5-3 in 11

Jun. 27, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Taylor was certain his line drive was hooking foul. A deflection by Atlanta third baseman Austin Riley changed the path of the ball — and the outcome of a dramatic showdown between the last two World Series champions. Taylor had three hits,...

Freeman HR ahead of emotional return, Dodgers sweep Reds

Jun. 23, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs ahead of what's sure to be an emotional weekend, leading Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Cincinnati Reds 10-5 Thursday for a sweep of the season series. Cody Bellinger, Max Muncy, Will Smith and...

LEADING OFF: Astros vs Yanks, Musgrove returns to face Phils

Jun. 23, 2022 03:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ BATTLE IN THE BRONX American League powerhouses square off when Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees host Yordan Álvarez and the Houston Astros in the opener of a highly anticipated four-game...

Freeman's homer, 2 RBIs power Dodgers to 6th win over Reds

Jun. 22, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Freddie Freeman homered and drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak against Cincinnati this season to six games, beating the Reds 8-4 on Wednesday night. Freeman, who tied a season high with five RBIs in an 8-2 win in series...

Koufax gets Dodger Stadium statue next to Jackie Robinson

Jun. 18, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Sandy Koufax joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1955, he was in awe of being on the same team with Jackie Robinson. Now 67 years later, the two are immortalized in bronze at the entrance to Dodger Stadium. Koufax's statue was unveiled on Saturday...