DodgeAlthough left-hander Clayton Kershaw is 35 years old, he is still a reliable ace for the Dodgers, who are seriously lacking in rotation personnel this season. He surrendered 5 scoreless innings against the Giants on the 23rd. The performance, which led the team to a 7–0 win, the 210th win of his career, second in team history. After the game, the Dodgers were confirmed as the top two seed in the National League.
The 23rd was Kershaw’s 7th start since recovering from a left shoulder injury. If nothing unexpected happens, this will also be Kershaw’s final start of the regular season. Before the game, head coach Dave Roberts gave him a 5-inning, 75-pitch setting. , Kershaw finally made 5 games with 76 balls, scored 5K, did not lose any points, and won his 13th win of the season. Since their return, they have won 3 games without losing.
It marked Kershaw’s 210th career win, passing Hall of Fame legend Don Drysdale for second in team history and second only to Don Sutton’s 233 wins.
Although Kershaw has never pitched more than 5 innings since recovering from the injury, and is still concerned about the sudden drop in ball speed, his 2.03 ERA during this period is a good sign, and the coaching staff is also Expects them to play.nbaThe first two games started.
“At the end of the day, you just have to throw the ball, it’s that simple,” Kershaw said. “No matter how much speed is left, no matter how much power is left, obviously I would like to be at my peak.” , but as long as you can control the point of entry and if you use a good changeup, you can eventually get the hitter down.”
The Dodgers won on the 23rd, and the Brewers, the current leader of the National League Central Division, lost to the Marlins. It also confirmed that the Dodgers clinched the top two seed in the National League. They could avoid the first round of the playoffs and start directly in the Division Series.
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