Clayton Kershaw nominated for Best Baseball Player at ESPY Awards.

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Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, who last year won the National League MVP and Cy Young Awards, has been nominated for an award he will not fully enjoy if he wins.

Kershaw is up against Madison Bumgarner, Corey Kluber, Giancarlo Stanton and Mike Trout in the 2015 ESPY Award for Best Baseball Player. ESPN announced its nominees for the annual awards Wednesday morning; the complete list is here. Voting closes when the live show starts July 15.

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Clayton Kershaw is the National League co-Player of the Week.

Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw allowed one hit in eight innings Saturday against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Associated Press photo)


Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw was named co-Player of the Week in the National League for the week ending Sunday. Kershaw won both his starts, Monday and Saturday. The Dodgers won only one other game all week.

New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom shared the award with Kershaw.

Here’s more from an MLB press release:

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Glenn Burke, Steve Bilko inducted into Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of Eternals.

Glenn Burke

Two former Dodgers players, Glenn Burke and Steve Bilko, were elected to the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals on Sunday in Pasadena. The Shrine of the Eternals is the national organization’s equivalent to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Via baseballreliquary.org, here’s more about the two inductees:

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