Clayton Kershaw


Dodgers 2, Padres 1: Clayton Kershaw, dabes

It couldn’t last forever, but if it was going to last for forever, Clayton Kershaw would have been the man to do it. His scoreless innings streak came to an end at 41 on Thursday night thanks to a Chase Headley home run. Headley battled Kershaw in the sixth inning, fouling off three pitches —…


Dodgers 9, Rockies 0: Clayton Kershaw. What Else Is There To Say?

What can you even say about Clayton Kershaw at this point? Dominant? Absurd, unhitable, unbelievable, The Best? We’ve heard all of that before. We’ll hear all of that again. But here we are, after another gem of a start, trying to process how amazing Clayton Kershaw has been lately. Kershaw entered tonight’s 9-0 victory with 28 consecutive scoreless…


Dodgers 2, Royals 0: Offense Bad, But Kershaw Better

Clayton Kershaw didn’t allow ruminations of Johnny Vander Meer to last very long tonight. The second batter of the game, Eric Hosmer, somehow singled to left on a fastball that was about shoulder-high. Despite the Royals getting a whole six hits against him, Kershaw pitched eight shutout innings. Kershaw has now thrown 21 consecutive innings without allowing…


Clayton Kershaw’s No-Hit Stuff

When I started looking at the Pitch FX data for Clayton Kershaw‘s no-hitter, I was expecting to find something that stuck out. Did his pitches break more? Were the pitches faster? Let’s compare his numbers from last night to the rest of the season for each pitch (excluding the changeup since he only threw two). First,…