Latest Clayton Kershaw News

Kershaw strikes out 5 in return, Dodgers beat D-backs 5-1

Sep. 14, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With three weeks to go in the regular season and the Los Angeles Dodgers locked in a tight pennant race, Clayton Kershaw is back just in time. Kershaw struck out five in his first start since July 3 and the Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on...

Max Scherzer is epitome of efficiency in joining 3,000K club

Sep. 13, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the standing ovation for his 3,000th career strikeout grew louder, Max Scherzer paused on the mound. He doffed his cap, tossed the souvenir ball toward the dugout, and immediately got back to work. Mr. Efficiency, indeed. No...

Dodgers' Scherzer gets 3,000th K, near perfecto vs Padres

Sep. 12, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer had been anticipating his 3,000th career strikeout. He had his family on hand, and Los Angeles Dodgers fans knew it was coming. As if that wasn't enough history for one day, he nearly threw a perfect game, too. ...

Urías earns MLB-leading 17th win, Dodgers beat Padres 3-0

Sep. 11, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pitching and just enough hitting got the Dodgers back to winning. Julio Urías threw seven shutout innings for his major league-leading 17th victory, Max Muncy slugged a two-run homer and Los Angeles beat the San Diego Padres...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers' Urías seeks MLB-leading 17th win

Sep. 09, 2021 03:07 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ COUNTING UP Dodgers lefty Julio Urías (16-3, 3.11 ERA) tries to add to his major league-leading win total when he pitches at St. Louis. The 25-year-old...

Molina homers, Wainwright wins as Cards beat Dodgers 5-4

Sep. 08, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched into the ninth inning and Yadier Molina homered, helping the St. Louis Cardinals top the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Wednesday night. Led by Wainwright and Molina once again, St. Louis stopped a four-game slide. Tyler O’Neill...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers' Urías seeks MLB-leading 17th win

Sep. 08, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: ___ COUNTING UP Dodgers lefty Julio Urías (16-3, 3.11 ERA) tries to add to his major league-leading win total when he pitches at St. Louis. The...

Pujols homers in return to St. Louis, Dodgers down Cards 7-2

Sep. 07, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols rewarded an adoring crowd by hitting a home run in his return to Busch Stadium, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers toward a 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Justin Turner homered twice and Will Smith also homered for the...

LEADING OFF: Franco ties a Mantle mark, Civale returns

Sep. 07, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WANDERFUL FRANCO Rays rookie Wander Franco keeps putting up impressive numbers and has reached base safely in 36 straight games. That’s the longest active streak in the...

Scherzer strikes out 13, Dodgers beat Cardinals 5-1

Sep. 06, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 13 in his hometown and Chris Taylor hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday. Scherzer (13-4) permitted one unearned run and six hits in eight innings in his...