He's the gem of the Dodgers organization. He's the head of his own ambitious charitable organization. He's the highest-paid pitcher in baseball history. He's admired by fans of the enemy. And he's a stopper.
What Clayton Kershaw did tonight was almost as hard as throwing a no-hitter: following it up with eight innings of shutout baseball. He worked with the slimmest of leads after AGon grounded into a first-inning fielder's choice, scoring Turner — who, batting leadoff, saw 19 pitches in his first two ABs. Wonder if Donnie will try that again?