Clayton Kershaw #22 - SP

LA Dodgers

  • Age: 26
  • DOB: 1988/03/19
  • POB: Dallas, TX
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 225lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 6
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers in 2006 (1st round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Kershaw is hot (5-0, 1.12 in last 40IP).
Year to date2525193062185.112538359282190.831.70
On Pace2727203062198.013340371030233-1.70

Scouting Report

AssetsOwns the drive and mentality of a true ace. Has a great pitchers' frame and impressive strikeout ability, especially due to a good fastball and impressive slow curve. Can dominate on the hill.
FlawsWhen he gets into trouble, it's because he loses command of the strike zone and has difficulty repeating his delivery. Also can be slowed by injury, including troublesome back issues.
Career potentialElite left-handed starter.

Honours and Awards

2013NL - Cy Young Award (Best pitcher)
2013Warren Spahn Award (Best left-handed pitcher in the Majors)
2012Roberto Clemente Man of the Year (Outstanding skills, sportsmanship and community involvement)
2012Named to the All-Star Game
2011NL - Cy Young Award (Best pitcher)
2011Warren Spahn Award (Best left-handed pitcher in the Majors)
2011NL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
2011Named to the All-Star Game
2007Midwest League (A) - Prospect of the Year
2007Midwest League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/05/06Missed 31 games (back injury).
2014/03/29Back injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 23rd, 2014).
2014/01/15Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a seven-year contract extension.
2013/05/03Missed 3 games (bereavement list).
2013/04/29Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2012/09/23Missed 7 games (right hip injury).
2012/09/15Right hip injury, day-to-day.
2012/09/11Missed 1 game (hip flexor).
2012/09/09Hip flexor, day-to-day.
2012/02/07Re-signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a two-year contract.
2011/03/02Re-signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a one-year contract.
2009/09/22Missed 14 games (right shoulder injury).
2009/09/08Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2008/09/02Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2008/08/29Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2008/07/22Recalled from Jacksonville (AA).
2008/07/02Optioned to Jacksonville (AA).
2008/05/24Contract purchased from Jacksonville (AA).


2006/06/06Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round (7th overall) in 2006.

Career Stats

2014LA DodgersNL2525193062185.112538359282190.831.70
2014Rancho CucamongaA11000005.02111160.601.80
2013LA DodgersNL3333169032236.0164554811522320.921.83
2012LA DodgersNL3333149022227.2170706416632291.022.53
2011LA DodgersNL3333215052233.1174665915542480.982.28
2010LA DodgersNL32321310011204.1160736613812121.182.91
2009LA DodgersNL313088000171.011955537911851.232.79
2008LA DodgersNL222155000107.2109515111521001.504.26
2007Great LakesA20207500097.17239305501341.252.77
2006GCL DodgersR1082010037.02810805540.891.95


GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage

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