Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles Dodgers

Age: 31 (March 19, 1988) | 6' 4" | 228lbs. | Throws: Left P-26 PH-1
Tm Lg YEAR W L SV Hld G GS IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP Rating BB/9 SO/9 BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
LAD NL 2015 16 7 0 0 33 33 232.1 163 15 42 301 2.13 0.88 0.89 1.6 11.7 .295 50/22/28 44 43
LAD A+ 2016 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 1 0 0 5 0.00 0.33 0.33 0.0 0.0 .224 n/a
LAD NL 2016 12 4 0 0 21 21 149.0 97 8 11 172 1.69 0.72 0.77 0.7 10.4 .264 49/20/30 41 35
LAD AAA 2017 0 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 2 1 0 8 1.80 0.40 0.70 0.0 0.0 .141 n/a
LAD NL 2017 18 4 0 0 27 27 175.0 136 23 30 202 2.31 0.95 1.06 1.5 10.4 .279 48/19/33 41 35
LAD NL 2018 9 5 0 0 26 26 161.0 139 17 29 155 2.74 1.04 1.11 1.6 8.7 .290 48/23/30 21 21
LAD NL 2019 12 2 0 0 21 21 137.0 109 15 28 141 2.63 1.00 1.06 1.8 9.3 .277 50/18/32 24 22
Career 12yrs 165 71 0 0 339 337 2231.1 1679 160 564 2416 2.41 1.01 0.99 2.3 9.7 .282 n/a
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And the best Game Score yesterday belongs to...

Pitchers:

Clayton Kershaw* (LAD): 7.0 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 10 K, 0 BB, 83 GmSc

Homer Bailey* (OAK): 7.0 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 7 K, 1 BB, 79 GmSc

Aaron Nola (PHI): 7.0 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 7 K, 1 BB, 73 GmSc

Steven Matz (NYM): 6.0 IP, 1 ER, 2 H, 5 K, 1 BB, 68 GmSc

Dallas Keuchel (ATL): 6.0 IP, 0 ER, 5 H, 7 K, 2 BB, 67 GmSc

View All of Yesterday's Pitchers at Baseball-Reference.com

* - pictured above

Alex Patton Alex

You would think, leaving the game up 6-0 after six against the Marlins, the win would be in the bag.

But it wasn't. Ms rallied for one in the seventh -- at which point I imagine Kershaw's owners still weren't the least concerned -- and scored five more in the eighth.

Dodgers scored four in their half to win 10-6, so Clayton didn't mind.

Oh maybe a little.

Alex Patton Alex
Jul 21

A low BABIP (.240) is helping him look respectable ... but a patch of bad luck and he could be putting up very un-Kershaw like numbers.  Fastball has lost almost a mph from LAST year, and 2.5 mph from 2017.  I'd suggest sell if you can get back what you paid for him.

Phil Ponebshek Texpope
May 17

In my NL home league, 5x5 keeper with little inflation, he went for $24. 

carter carter GypsySoul
Mar 21

This is why I love the market that fantasy baseball auctions provide. No one will pay peak-Kershaw for him, everyone pretends they're not interested while secretly hoping they can get him for #2/#3 starter prices, and everyone decides his upside is worth a tiny bit more than they hoped to spend and his price ends up being right around where it should be.

And I'm betting it'll be closer to the MF price than yours, Rotoman.

Keith Prosseda andypro
Mar 20

For me, he's shown he can adjust to a different set of pitching skills and succeed. More sliders, fine. That's what the best pitchers do, usually. Can he stay healthy enough for 150 good innings? If you're betting on him that's what you want. You wouldn't make that bet if you were being risk averse, but if you can handle the risk you might get the reward.

Peter Kreutzer Rotoman
Mar 20

Anyone concerned about the increase in slider usage last year?  His production still declined despite the over reliance on the slider.

E Park yoda
Mar 20

The answer in CBS was $20.   And that's without any protection bump.

Phil Ponebshek Texpope
Mar 3

Basically not on my board right now. The entire room would have to be as bearish as I am, and that's very unlikely to happen. Someone will generally talk themselves into an optimistic view of an injured star, and that almost always isn't me. 

scott pianowski ballfour
Feb 27

The Dodgers have shut Kershaw down. Still DTD but buyer beware.

GEOFF CRESAP SydThrift
Feb 26