Clayton Kershaw struck out 14 batters and didn’t allow a run in throwing his first complete game of the season Sunday. (Associated Press photo)
The Dodgers’ losing streak ended at six games and Clayton Kershaw made all the difference. The left-hander tossed his first complete game of the season and drove in the only run in a 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres. The game story is here. The box score is here.
Yasiel Puig is optimistic he can work his way out of his current slump.
Clayton Kershaw was thrown out at home plate in the Dodgers’ 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. (Associated Press photo)
ATLANTA — Clayton Kershaw didn’t have his best stuff Thursday; he also got thrown out at home plate. But he found a way to push the Dodgers to a 2-1 victory, their second 10-inning win in as many days, thanks in large part to his stubbornness. The box score is here.
The newest Dodger, Luis Avilan, had a horrible spring training — and now he knows why.
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw will make $33 million this season. (Getty Images)
The Dodgers will begin the season with $222 million invested in its Opening Day 40-man roster, according to USA Today
. That figure doesn’t include the signing bonuses, salaries and buyouts owed players not on their 40-man roster like Matt Kemp
, Bronson Arroyo
, Hector Olivera
and Erisbel Arruebarrena
Only the New York Yankees have a higher Opening Day payroll according to the report, at $223 million. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw ($33 million) is listed as the highest-paid player in the game this year. This is the third season of the 7-year, $215 million extension he signed in January 2014.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Clayton Kershaw threw five scoreless innings, and a monster home run by Scott Van Slyke led the offense in an 8-4 win over the Rockies today at Salt River Fields.
First baseman Cody Bellinger increased his Cactus League average to .500 with two doubles in two at-bats for the Dodgers (8-2-2). Yimi Garcia and Adam Liberatore each threw a scoreless inning of relief against the Rockies (6-6).
Here’s what Dave Roberts had to say after the game:
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw threw two scoreless innings against the Chicago White Sox in the first Cactus League game for both teams Thursday. (Getty Images)
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Dodgers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-1 in their Cactus League opener today at Camelback Ranch. The box score is here.