'Everything people say is true right now about the post-season.' Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw added another chapter to his playoff woes against the Nationals.
Clayton Kershaw might very well go into the Hall of Fame one day on the strength of his amazing regular-season success -- dragging behind him a painful October history he would rather forget.
might very well go into the Hall of Fame one day on the strength of his amazing regular-season success — dragging behind him a painful October history he would rather forget.
six outs from advancing to a fourth consecutive NL Championship Series.
"Everything people say is true right now about the post-season," Kershaw said.
"He’s a pro. He’s probably the best pitcher of our generation, and for him to make himself available tonight, and got us out of a big spot right there," Roberts said. "It just didn’t work out. There’s always going to be second-guessing when things don’t work out. I’ll take my chances on Clayton. … It’s a guy that I believe in, I trust, and it didn’t work out."
The Dodgers dominated all season while winning a franchise-best 106 games and their seventh straight NL West title, but Washington was able to strike where they were most vulnerable. Los Angeles’ bullpen was a roller-coaster due to inconsistent seasons form Kelly and closer Kenley Jansen, even if it did finish with an NL-best 3.78 ERA.Read more: Sportsnet
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