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Clayton Kershaw Goes 1 Inning in Shortest Begin, Cubs High Dodgers 7-1

Clayton Kershaw lasted only one inning within the shortest begin of his stellar profession whereas Kyle Hendricks pitched an entire sport for the Chicago Cubs in a 7-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday within the opener of a break up doubleheader.

Precisely 11 years after he went simply 1 1/3 innings towards Milwaukee in what was his shortest begin, Kershaw (4-3) didn’t final lengthy on this one.

The three-time NL Cy Younger Award winner gave up 4 runs and 4 hits, together with an RBI single by Anthony Rizzo and three-run double by David Bote. He confronted 9 batters in a 39-pitch inning as his ERA rose from 2.09 to 2.95. The Dodgers misplaced for the seventh time in 9 video games.

“It wasn’t good,” Kershaw stated. “There’s actually nothing you are able to do at this level. It is embarrassing. No excuses. I used to be horrible. I simply put our crew in a extremely unhealthy spot with a doubleheader.”

Supervisor Dave Roberts referred to as it “an outlier of an outing” and stated Kershaw was “superb, health-wise.”

Hendricks (2-3) went seven innings in his sixth profession full sport and the longest outing for the Cubs this season. He gave up seven hits, struck out six and walked one whereas reducing his ERA from 7.54 to six.07.

Hendricks didn’t enable a run till pinch-hitter Keibert Ruiz homered with one out within the seventh.

The Cubs, who had misplaced seven of 9, coasted regardless of shortstop Javier Báez making three errors. Jake Marisnick homered for Chicago.

Kershaw hadn’t allowed 4 or extra runs in an inning of a regular-season sport since a four-run sixth towards Philadelphia on Sept. 18, 2017. The one different time he allowed 4 or extra in a primary inning was on Aug. 28, 2008, when he received tagged for 5 at Washington.

Kershaw gave up a one-out double to Kris Bryant, and issues unraveled for him from there.

Rizzo adopted with an RBI single. Báez walked and Matt Duffy singled to load the bases earlier than Bote drove a three-run double off the wall in left-center to make it 4-0.

“We’ve been placing collectively nice at-bats,” Hendricks stated. “Our guys have been battling. We’ve been in mindset and to exit and do this off him early was large, the form of pitcher he’s.”

TRANSACTIONS

The Dodgers referred to as up Luke Raley to function the twenty seventh participant for the second sport, whereas the Cubs recalled right-handed pitcher Kohl Stewart from Triple-A Iowa. 

TRAINER’S ROOM

Dodgers: Roberts stated an MRI on RHP Brusdar Graterol (proper forearm tightness) confirmed no structural harm. “I do not know when he’ll choose up a baseball and play catch,” he stated. “Simply need to be sure that the soreness, the uncomfortableness of the arm, dissipates. However the findings — or lack thereof — was excellent news.”

Cubs: The Chicago Cubs positioned former NL Cy Younger Award winner Jake Arrieta on the 10-day injured record due to an abrasion on his proper thumb. In addition they positioned 2B Nico Hoerner (strained left forearm) and reliever Dan Winkler (proper triceps tendinitis) on the IL, recalled left-handed pitcher Kyle Ryan and right-hander Keegan Thompson and chosen INF Ildemaro Vargas from Triple-A Iowa. … Supervisor David Ross stated OF Ian Happ (bruised ribs), taken from the sphere in a cart following a collision with Hoerner throughout Sunday’s loss at Cincinnati, was bettering although nonetheless “tremendous sore” and regarded daily. He added that assessments confirmed Happ didn’t endure a concussion.

UP NEXT

RHP Trevor Bauer (3-1, 2.48 ERA) will get the ball for Los Angeles in Recreation 2, whereas Thompson (0-0, 0.00) makes his first profession begin for Chicago.

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