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Los Angeles Times Jul 20, 2016

Dave Roberts says surgery is still a possibility for Clayton Kershaw; Wood is out for eight weeks

Two pitchers came to Dodger Stadium on Saturday for a simulated game. Clayton Kershaw was assigned four innings in his final tuneup before rejoining the Dodgers. Alex Wood intended to throw two innings as he rebuilt arm strength to recover from an elbow injury in late May. Neither man emerged from...
Los Angeles Times Jul 20, 2016

Nationals rough up Bud Norris and the Dodgers, 8-1

The first act of Bud Norris’ Dodgers career — a tidy six-inning debut at Dodger Stadium — provided hope for the stability of the team’s rotation in Clayton Kershaw’s absence. His next three outings, including a clunker in Wednesday’s 8-1 loss to the Nationals, reminded of the reality. Norris cannot...
Dodgers' Dave Roberts acknowledges surgery is a possibility for Clayton Kershaw

Dodgers' Dave Roberts acknowledges surgery is a possibility for Clayton Kershaw

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A week ago at the All-Star Game, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw said he had been told the mild herniation in his lower back was "a non-surgical injury." But Kershaw's renewed lower back pain following a 60-pitch simulated-game...

Matheny shuffles lineup as Cards aim for day-night sweep

Red-hot Gyorko remains at third base, batting second.
Orange County Register Jul 20, 2016
Dodgers' Alex Wood will have elbow surgery, might be done for season

Dodgers' Alex Wood will have elbow surgery, might be done for season

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- That simulated-game session in Los Angeles on Saturday really did not go well. Both Clayton Kershaw and Alex Wood threw to hitters Saturday. Both experienced setbacks in the aftermath. Kershaw's renewed back pain has forced the...
Rays Index Jul 20, 2016

The trade value of the Rays’ starting pitchers just went up

The Los Angeles Dodgers just suffered a big blow to their World Series hopes and it could turn out to be a huge blessing for the Tampa Bay Rays. The Dodgers have announced that they have once again shut down star pitcher Clayton Kershaw after he suffered a setback during […]
Orange County Register Jul 19, 2016
Miller: Clayton Kershaw's lingering back issues have stomachs churning in Dodgers' front office

Miller: Clayton Kershaw's lingering back issues have stomachs churning in Dodgers' front office

The first tweet Tuesday afternoon from our man on the Dodgers, Bill Plunkett, announced that Corey Seager had left Nationals Park and returned to the team hotel because of stomach discomfort. Plunkett then might have diagnosed Seager’s condition...
Orange County Register Jul 19, 2016
Final: Chase Utley, Justin Turner lead offense as Dodgers beat Nationals, 8-4

Final: Chase Utley, Justin Turner lead offense as Dodgers beat Nationals, 8-4

WASHINGTON, D.C. – While they play Jenga with their starting rotation – Hyun-Jin Ryu and Clayton Kershaw are the latest pieces pulled out – the Dodgers are showing no signs of collapsing. They roughed up rookie Reynaldo Lopez in his...
Orange County Register Jul 19, 2016
Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw shut down indefinitely with renewed pain in back; Hyun-Jin Ryu goes on DL

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw shut down indefinitely with renewed pain in back; Hyun-Jin Ryu goes on DL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Somewhere there must be a left-handed voodoo doll dressed in blue bristling with pins. Any optimism the Dodgers were feeling about the number of starting pitchers they expected to have healthy soon disappeared into an MRI tube....
Orange County Register Jul 19, 2016
Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw has setback, shut down with renewed pain in his back

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw has setback, shut down with renewed pain in his back

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- If you were counting the days until Clayton Kershaw's return to the Dodgers' rotation -- keep counting. Kershaw has experienced renewed pain in his lower back -- "same area, same symptoms," Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said --...
Orange County Register Jul 15, 2016
With Clayton Kershaw's return on the horizon, Dodgers starters auditioning to avoid being odd man out of rotation

With Clayton Kershaw's return on the horizon, Dodgers starters auditioning to avoid being odd man out of rotation

PHOENIX – The clock is ticking for someone in the Dodgers’ starting rotation. Ace Clayton Kershaw will throw approximately 60 pitches in four simulated innings to hitters from Class-A Rancho Cucamonga on Saturday at Dodger Stadium. Left-hander...
Orange County Register Jul 14, 2016
Clayton Kershaw appears on track to rejoin Dodgers rotation next Friday in St. Louis

Clayton Kershaw appears on track to rejoin Dodgers rotation next Friday in St. Louis

The Dodgers might have to go just one more time through their starting rotation before getting their ace back. Clayton Kershaw threw a bullpen session Wednesday, his second since going on the DL with a mild herniation of a disc in his lower back....
Orange County Register Jul 12, 2016
Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw has return date in mind -- but he's keeping it to himself

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw has return date in mind -- but he's keeping it to himself

SAN DIEGO – Clayton Kershaw has a target in mind for when he expects to pitch again for the Dodgers. But he’s keeping it to himself. “I do,” he said. “It just doesn’t make sense to share it. If I beat it, ‘Oh, you’re rushing back.’...
The Republican Jul 11, 2016
David Ortiz has the top-selling jersey in MLB; Boston Red Sox DH leads Kris Bryant, Clayton Kershaw

David Ortiz has the top-selling jersey in MLB; Boston Red Sox DH leads Kris Bryant, Clayton Kershaw

The 2016 David Ortiz farewell tour appears to be having a big impact on the field -- while resonating with fans off the field.
CSN Chicago Jul 10, 2016

Maddon: 'We need to reset' during All-Star break

Cubs manager Joe Maddon reacts following Sundays 6-5 win over the Pirates in Pittsburgh.

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