Clayton Kershaw put together one of the most dominating months in MLB history. The ace of the Los Angeles Dodgers staff finished June with a 6-0 record and 0.82 ERA, to go along with a list of other statistics that are straight out of a video game.

For his first start in July, Kershaw was the same dominating pitcher, no matter the setting being the unfriendly confines of Coors Field. Kershaw struck out four of the first seven batters he faced and didn’t allow a hit until DJ LeMahieu’s one-out single in the third inning.

The left-hander proceeded to overpower the Colorado Rockies lineup through his next five innings of work and didn’t allow a second base hit until the seventh inning, when the Dodgers already had the game well in hand.

On an efficient 93 pitches in eight innings, Kershaw finished with eight strikeouts, allowed two hits and walked only one batter. The eight shutout innings also extended his scoreless innings streak to 36.
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________Dodgers Pull “Hot Foot” Prank On Scott Van Slyke In Dugout


Please enable Javascript to watch this video

About The Author

Matt is a journalist from Whittier, California. A Cal State Long Beach graduate, Matthew occasionally contributes to Lakers Nation, and previously served as the lead editor and digital strategist at Dodgers Nation, and the co-editor and lead writer at Reign of Troy, where he covered USC Football. You can follow Matt on Twitter @mmoreno1015

2 Responses

  1. loner 17

    WOW another great performance I did get not get to see thanks to TW & the Dodgers.
    Great job guys on a memorable season that very few are seeing. You should be Proud!!!!!!

    Reply
  2. CO: San Diego Padres v Colorado Rockies – Crush Shot Sports

    […] colorado rockies – Google Blog Search VIDEO: Clayton Kershaw Strikes Out Eight Vs. Colorado Rockies … The left-hander proceeded to overpower the Colorado Rockies lineup through his next five innings of work and didn't allow a second base hit until the seventh inning, when the Dodgers already had the game well in hand. more info… […]

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.