Clayton Kershaw has now started the last seven Opening Day games for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Dodgers have won EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.
He has produced seven straight Opening Day wins in a row for the Dodger and it has almost gone unnoticed.
On Opening Day of 2017 Clayton Kershaw added to his amazing start streak, allowing just one earned run across seven innings.
Kersh's Opening Day record?
Still perfect. ? pic.twitter.com/fM9iJKiCqQ
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 4, 2017
Kershaw is known to come up big for the Dodgers on Opening Day, as he has posted a 0.99 ERA over his seven Opening Day starts. The most memorable probably being the game against the Giants where he shut San Francisco out and hit his first career home run.
On Monday, Kershaw actually raised his Opening Day ERA by allowing one run across his seven innings, raising his ERA from0.93 to 0.99.
Clayton Kershaw allowed one earned run in seven innings, and his career ERA on opening day rose, from 0.93 to 0.99.
— Eric Stephen (@ericstephen) April 3, 2017
So in 7 #OpeningDay starts for Kershaw he is unbeaten with a 0.99 ERA, 0.66 WHIP, 24 hits, 6 BBs, 52 Ks in 45 2/3 IP
— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) April 3, 2017
Clayton Kershaw is 5-0, 0.99 ERA in 7 Opening Day starts. Only Rick Mahler (0.92) has been better among pitchers with 5+ Opening Day starts.
— Richard Justice (@richardjustice) April 3, 2017
The bottom line is that Clayton Kershaw is good, and he has us feeling good at the start of every season.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 3, 2017
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