Clayton Kershaw Articles

Clayton Kershaw just pitched his third straight game with 10+ strikeouts, no walks, and no runs allowed. That’s never been accomplished before. He’s pitched 29 straight scoreless innings. It shouldn’t be that surprising that...
Josh Hamburger
5 days ago
Clayton Kershaw
On Monday, MLB announced its rosters for the 2015 All-Star Game in Cincinnati on July 14. Much has been made in recent weeks about the voting process in which players are chosen. The starters for both the American and National League are voted upon...
Jake Rose
3 weeks ago
Clayton Kershaw is having an off year. Well, an off year for a player who has won three of the past four Cy Young awards, in addition to the MVP last year. His ERA and WHIP are up from the past few seasons at 3.33 and 1.04, respectively. He’s...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
With the MLB Draft this week, it’s fun to look back at the some of the best picks over the past 50 years of the draft. Here’s the best selection at each of the first 40 positions in the draft. 1 Ken Griffey Jr., Seattle,...
Charlie Miller
1 month ago
Though the MLB Draft is hardly talked about, it provides a strong glimpse into the future. With the first round of the MLB Draft coming up tonight, here is a look at 10 of the best players drafted in the first round since 2000 (listed in...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
GAMEDATETIMELOCATIONGame 1 Oct. 36:30Los AngelesGame 2  Oct. 49:30Los AngelesGame 3 Oct. 6TBASt. LouisGame 4* Oct. 7TBASt. LouisGame 5*Oct. 9TBALos Angeles*If necessary Perhaps the marquee pitching matchup this...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
Derek Jeter was the perfect player at the perfect time. Jeter emerged as the Yankee captain at the end of the Steroid Era and perfectly played the role of the “Face of Baseball” ever since.Jeter played the game “the right way...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
What the 2014 MLB All-Star Teams Need To Be
On Sunday night, July 6, MLB will announce the All-Star teams for the big game at Minneapolis on July 15. As always, fan voting will determine the starting position players for each league. Players vote for reserves and pitchers with managers...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
The most expensive reboot in baseball history — professional sports history — was a success. After buying the Dodgers for a record $2.15 billion in 2012, the Guggenheim Partners group green-lighted “spare-no-expense”...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men, the best second basemen in runs saved, the best right-handed...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
In a rematch of Game 2 pitchers, Michael Wacha of St. Louis and Clayton Kershaw of Los Angeles, it’s difficult to foresee anything more than a good old-fashioned pitchers’ duel. In Game 2, Kershaw pitched around a leadoff triple in the...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
National League Championship Series – Game 2Los Angeles at St. Louis3:07 ET TBSClayton Kershaw (16-9, 1.83) vs. Michael Wacha (4-1, 2.78)The Dodgers and Cardinals played 13 innings for more than five hours before Carlos Beltran lined a shot...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
National League Championship Series – Game 1Los Angeles at St. Louis8:30 ET TBSZack Greinke (15-4, 2.63) vs. Joe Kelly (10-5, 2.69)The Cardinals won a hard-fought battle with NL Central rival Pittsburgh to advance to the NLCS for the third...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Pedro AlvarezMaybe the third baseman was rushed through the Pirates’ system, or maybe he’s been a little slow to develop, but the Pirates have been rewarded for their patience with the young slugger. The second overall pick in 2008 is...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Clayton Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw continues to dominate, the Dodgers are good, the Astros are bad and Alfonso Soriano has been really hot. These facts and more amazing stats from last week in baseball.1.23    Clayton Kershaw’s ERA in AugustThe...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Oakland’s Josh Reddick goes on a binge in Toronto, Mo blows up, the Brewers can’t win on Thursdays and Clayton Kershaw can’t lose when he gets four runs. These numbers and more, in this edition of amazing MLB stats for the week of...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
At the end of the season, the major awards voters will evaluate players in their own way, with a variety of definitions applied to the word “Valuable” in Most Valuable Player. There are the Sabermetricians who will argue each player’s effect on...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Baseball is a numbers game. Always has been. Always will be. And here are a few notable numbers for the opening week of the season: March 31-April 7. 15    Earned runs allowed last Sunday by reigning Cy Young winners David...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
It has been a billion-dollar makeover. The Dodgers have emerged from bankruptcy and the dark days of the McCourt ownership transformed into one of baseball’s heavyweights. Armed with deep-pocketed owners (and anticipating a multi-billion dollar...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
If you were trying to win a championship this season, would you rather have youthful talent? Or seasoned experience? Consider a roster of players age 25 and younger vs. a roster of veterans age 35 and older. Here’s my 25-man roster of players who...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
NL West 1. San Francisco 2. Arizona (wild card) 3. Los Angeles 4. Colorado 5. San Diego The NL West is the home of some of the game’s brightest stars in Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers, Buster Posey and Tim Lincecum of San...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Los Angeles Dodgers For Dodgers fans, the long nightmare is over. Last year was one of the darkest in the storied franchise’s long history. A Giants fan was brutally beaten in the parking lot outside Dodger Stadium. The team’s owners, Frank and...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
From the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, here are five major storylines for the 2012 baseball season , as well as our predictions. Pujols and the Angels After their agonizing choke on the brink of the 1986 World Series, it took 16 years for...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
With the World Series in the rear-view mirror and the hot stove just beginning to heat up, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's best performers on the diamond. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) has already named its...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago