For Dodger fans, the historical season Clayton Kershaw has been giving us will have to take pause as the main silver lining for the team is going onto the DL after having his lower back examined.
Clayton Kershaw received an epidural yesterday. He is going on the DL.
— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughTimes) June 30, 2016
Originally reported earlier this week, Kershaw has been experiencing discomfort with his back for the past few weeks. The pain has gotten to a point where Kershaw received an epidural yesterday and for those moms out there, you know how big those shots can be.
*Updated* Here is what Dave Roberts had to say about it:
— SportsNet LA (@SportsNetLA) June 30, 2016
Obviously, Kershaw will miss the All-Star game, but the main concern is how bad this back injury is for the game’s greatest pitcher.
How will this affect the Dodgers who are already struggling on the non-Kershaw Days?
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