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Clayton Kershaw has had a season to remember for the Dodgers.
He is currently second in both wins and ERA in the National League, with 17 wins and a 2.45 ERA.
He has also proven to be a durable pitcher, garnering five complete games for the Dodgers. When the starting pitcher can give the bullpen a rest, it is always a plus for the team.
He also has 17 wins on a team that is currently 12 games out of first place. That is not an easy accomplishment.
Will he win the NL Cy Young Award? Well, like Matt Kemp and the NL MVP award, if he doesn't, he should have. However, sometimes being on a team that doesn't make the postseason can have an impact in the voting.