It may not be long before the Dodgers get their all-star pitcher back in the rotation, following a productive rehab start by Clayton Kershaw.
“I think I’m pitching again in four or five days,” Kershaw said alluding to a possible return to the Dodgers.
Before the game it was believed that Kershaw had very strict restrictions heading into the start for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakers.
Dodgers say tonight in Rancho, Clayton Kershaw will go 3 IP, ~45-50 pitches, then Brett Anderson 5 IP, ~75-80 pitches. Andre Ethier in RF
— Eric Stephen (@truebluela) September 3, 2016
Kershaw retired the first seven batters of the game including five strikeouts.
He ended his night going three innings, allowing one hit and five strikeouts all on 34 pitches.
Here is what Clayton Kershaw had to say about his rehab start tonight in Rancho https://t.co/ezvHmBwi61
— Eric Stephen (@truebluela) September 4, 2016
The Dodgers currently hold a two-game division lead over the Giants.