Game 56: Why Clayton Kershaw didn’t need his best to win Saturday.

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Clayton Kershaw threw six shutout innings in the Dodgers’ 4-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. (Keith Birmingham/Staff photographer)

Clayton Kershaw picked a good time for his shortest start of the season Saturday, a 4-0 Dodgers win. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

Julio Urias‘ next major league start will be Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.