The other Dodger folks on our list (last year’s rank in parentheses):
Clayton Kershaw threw his second shutout in his last three starts, and also set a team record by striking out at least 10 batters for the fifth straight game (he finished with 13), in the Dodgers’ 5-0 win over the New York Mets. The box score is here.
Tomorrow’s starting pitching matchup features two college roommates.
Kershaw spoke at some length after the game about going the distance, pitching 250 games in the majors, and his ridiculous 77-to-4 strikeout-to-walk ratio, among other things:
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has 10 strikeouts through eight innings tonight against the New York Mets, marking his fifth straight game with double-digit strikeouts — a new team record.
The major league record for consecutive games with 10 or more strikeouts is eight.
TORONTO — A three-run third inning, highlighted by an overturned call at home plate, was all the support Clayton Kershaw needed in the Dodgers’ 6-2 bounceback victory over the Blue Jays. The story is here. The box score is here.
The Dodgers have bullpen questions, sure. Are Julio Urias and Casey Fien the answers?