Rockies-Dodgers Preview (The Associated Press)

Clayton Kershaw has had very few bad starts in 2013.

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Mariano Rivera has the most popular jersey in baseball (NBC Sports)

Major League Baseball just announced the most popular jerseys sold and Mariano Rivera is at the top of the list: 1.    Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees 2.    Matt Harvey, New York Mets 3.    Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers 4.    Manny Machado, Baltimore Orioles 5.    Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants 6.    Clayton Kershaw,  Los Angeles Dodgers 7.    Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals 8.    Andrew McCutchen,…

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The Roberto Clemente Award Nominees have been announced (NBC Sports)

The Roberto Clemente Award goes to the Major Leaguer who “best exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship, community involvement and the individual’s contribution to his team.” Clayton Kershaw won it last year.  The 2013 nominees — one per team — were just announced and are listed below. And now my annual complaint, albeit a minor one: Baseball has set…

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Baseball-Highlights of Saturday’s MLB games (Reuters)

Aug 17 (The Sports XChange) – Highlights of Saturday’s Major League Baseball games. – - – - Dodgers 5, Phillies 0 Clayton Kershaw and Brandon League combined on a three-hitter as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 for their 10th straight victory. Juan Uribe hit a three-run homer and Kershaw doubled home a run for the Dodgers, who blanked the Phillies for the second consecutive night and won for the 42nd time in their last 50 games. Their 10-game streak is their longest since 2006. The Phillies have dropped four straight and 21 of their last 25. …

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Los Angeles Dodgers Ace Clayton Kershaw Should Win 2013 Cy Young (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

COMMENTARY | With the 2013 season steadily nearing its conclusion, it’s an appropriate time to start looking at who has positioned themselves for the major awards to be handed out after the regular season comes to an end.

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Baseball-Highlights of Wednesday’s Major League Baseball games (Reuters)

July 31 (Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s Major League Baseball games. – - – Yankees 3, Dodgers 0 Pinch hitter Lyle Overbay broke a scoreless tie with a ninth-inning RBI single, and the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0. The Dodgers, who had won four straight and 10 of 11 since the All-Star break, got eight scoreless innings from Clayton Kershaw but it was not enough. Hiroki Kuroda tossed seven scoreless for the Yankees and Mariano Rivera got his 34th save. …

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10 Degrees: Among today’s aces, CC Sabathia has best shot at exclusive 300-win club (Yahoo! Sports)

10 Degrees: Who’s next to 300-win club?
CC Sabathia, Clayton Kershaw and Madison Bumgarner lead a list of possible candidates.

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The Juice: Clayton Kershaw dominates in emotional outing, Dodgers still fall on Buster Posey walkoff homer (Big League Stew)

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Pitching with a heavy heart following the passing of his father, Clayton Kershaw couldn’t top his historic opening day performance against San Francisco. He came pretty darn close though, limiting the Giants to one run over eight innings. He was also good again with the bat, contributing a double.
”I was going to be back,” Kershaw said of pitching on turn. ”It was good to get back and have everything and commemorate his life. But it was good to get back to baseball, too. It’s weird watching games on TV.”
A commendable effort by Kershaw to be sure. On most days, it would have been more than enough to notch his fourth victory, but Barry Zito matched him pitch-for-pitch and then Buster Posey took matters into his own hands with a game-tying double in the sixth and a walkoff homer in the ninth.
Aroldis coaster: It doesn’t happen often, but Aroldis Chapman simply didn’t have his best stuff on Friday afternoon. Entering the game with a 6-2 lead, Chapman allowed three runs on four hits and two walks before giving way to J.J. Hoover. Fortunately for manager Dusty Baker, Hoover was able to put the fire out by striking out Darwin Barney to lock up the 6-5 victory.

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The Juice: Clayton Kershaw dominates in emotional outing, Dodgers still fall on Buster Posey walkoff homer (Big League Stew)

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The Juice returns for season No. 6! It’s almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more.

Pitching with a heavy heart following the passing of his father, Clayton Kershaw couldn’t top his historic opening day performance against San Francisco. He came pretty darn close though, limiting the Giants to one run over eight innings. He was also good again with the bat, contributing a double.
”I was going to be back,” Kershaw said of pitching on turn. ”It was good to get back and have everything and commemorate his life. But it was good to get back to baseball, too. It’s weird watching games on TV.”
A commendable effort by Kershaw to be sure. On most days, it would have been more than enough to notch his fourth victory, but Barry Zito matched him pitch-for-pitch and then Buster Posey took matters into his own hands with a game-tying double in the sixth and a walkoff homer in the ninth.
Aroldis coaster: It doesn’t happen often, but Aroldis Chapman simply didn’t have his best stuff on Friday afternoon. Entering the game with a 6-2 lead, Chapman allowed three runs on four hits and two walks before giving way to J.J. Hoover. Fortunately for manager Dusty Baker, Hoover was able to put the fire out by striking out Darwin Barney to lock up the 6-5 victory.

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Brewers-Dodgers Preview (The Associated Press)

While he’s often shined at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw has also struggled in recent games there against the Milwaukee Brewers.

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