1. 2014 National League MVP Race: Breaking Down the Candidates

    As the MLB regular season wraps up its final week, there are a few players who are making late pushes to solidify their cases for individual awards, and one of the most heated races is the competition for the NL MVP crown...

    Michael Peng Written by Michael Peng about 2 months ago 12,160 reads 14 comments

  2. Clayton Kershaw Earns 20th Win with 14-5 Victory over Chicago Cubs

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are knocking on the door of their second straight NL West title, and Clayton Kershaw continues to prove that he's the biggest reason why...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 2 months ago 16,230 reads 45 comments

  3. Clayton Kershaw's Historic Dominance Should Make Him the 2014 NL MVP

    It takes an incredibly special season for a starting pitcher to win the MVP. In fact, over the last 20 years only one pitcher has been voted MVP (Justin Verlander in 2011). As for a National League pitcher, Bob Gibson was the last winner in 1968...

    Luke Strickland Written by Luke Strickland about 2 months ago 572 reads 1 comments

  4. Giancarlo Stanton's Freak Injury Has Made the NL MVP Race Wide Open

    Sympathy is a powerful thing. Giancarlo Stanton, the Miami Marlins poster boy with the movie-star looks, glittery smile and enough thunder in his bat to make Mighty Casey look ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 months ago 5,443 reads 17 comments

  5. As Clayton Kershaw Paints His Masterpiece, Can the NL MVP Award Be Far Behind?

    LOS ANGELES — Did you hear that?    "I heard it," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly says.    "Totally," says Padres radio analyst Bob Scanlan, the former big league pitcher...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 19,749 reads 68 comments

  6. Clayton Kershaw Forces Way into NL MVP Discussion with 18th Win

    After defeating the San Diego Padres on Monday night and notching his 18th win of the season, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has forced his way into the National ...

    Matt Eurich Written by Matt Eurich about 3 months ago 427 reads 0 comments

  7. Can Clayton Kershaw, Felix Hernandez Be First All-Pitcher MVP Duo Since 1968?

    The last time it happened, it was so historic it literally changed the landscape of the sport. Now, 46 years later, it most certainly can happen again...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 3 months ago 11,997 reads 87 comments

  8. Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Records 5th Straight 200-Strikeout Season

    During Tuesday's 4-1 victory over the Washington Nationals, Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers surpassed 200 strikeouts for a fifth straight season, joining Sandy Koufax ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 3 months ago 2,092 reads 7 comments

  9. Clayton Kershaw Currently Atop the NL MVP Rankings

    Clayton Kershaw threw another gem on Tuesday night. This time, the Washington Nationals fell victim to the 6'3", 225-pound left-hander...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 3 months ago 2,735 reads 8 comments

  10. Dodgers Grades at the 2014 Three-Quarter Mark

    Three quarters of the 2014 MLB season are in the books, and the Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves in a comfortable position...

    Nick Ostiller Written by Nick Ostiller about 4 months ago 2,037 reads 1 comments

  11. Has Clayton Kershaw Suddenly Jumped into Top 2014 NL MVP Candidates?

    Clayton Kershaw can do it all. Witness his most recent start on August 10 against the National League Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers . Sure, Kershaw's line was typically dominant: 8 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 6 SO, 2 BB...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 7,196 reads 49 comments

  12. Clayton Kershaw's Athletic Double Play Proves That He's No Scrub with the Glove

    Clayton Kershaw 's arm makes him the best pitcher in baseball, and with the way he can make plays with his glove, hitters need a lot of help in reaching base against the Los Angeles Dodgers star...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 months ago 17,304 reads 28 comments

  13. Mike Trout vs. Clayton Kershaw: Reaction, Stat Lines and Recap from Epic Matchup

    The baseball world saw the unstoppable force meet the immovable object on Tuesday night when the Los Angeles Dodgers took on the Los Angeles Angels. For the first time, Mike Trout collided with Clayton Kershaw in a regular-season game...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 9,502 reads 21 comments

  14. Clayton Kershaw Dominant as Dodger Wins 10th Straight

    At some point, Webster's dictionary will run out of superlatives to describe what Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is doing...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 14,009 reads 32 comments

  15. Your MLB Midseason Award Winners

    Before the second half of the Major League Baseball season gets underway following the All-Star break, a reflection of the first half of the season is in order...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 4 months ago 5,036 reads 28 comments

  16. Clayton Kershaw and Matthew Stafford: The Wonder Years

    They looked alike. Two six-year-old boys, roughly the same size and shape, wearing identical “Blue Bombers” uniforms, with sandy blond hair cut in bangs an inch or two above their eyebrows...

    Matt Crossman Written by Matt Crossman about 5 months ago 896,716 reads 107 comments

  17. Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Sees Scoreless Streak End at 41 Innings

    Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw had his incredible scoreless streak snapped at 41 innings Thursday night, when San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley hit a ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 5 months ago 859 reads 1 comments

  18. Even Without Scoreless Streak, Clayton Kershaw Is Still Having a Historic Season

    For Clayton Kershaw , a home run off the bat of Chase Headley ruined everything. And nothing. It broke up an incredible streak, but it did not break up an incredible season...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 9,876 reads 26 comments

  19. Clayton Kershaw's Consecutive Scoreless Innings Streak Ends at 41 vs. Padres

    The most impressive streak of the 2014 MLB season has finally come to an end. With a solo home run in the top of the sixth inning, Padres third baseman Chase Headley halted Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw 's scoreless innings streak at 41...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 8,822 reads 34 comments

  20. 2014 MLB All-Star Game: Projecting Top AL and NL Performers After Rosters Reveal

    Do you like monstrous power at the plate? How about unhittable pitching with some of the nastiest stuff from some of the best hurlers in the game? Throw in a few hints of unbelievable ...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 5 months ago 786 reads 0 comments

  21. Clayton Kershaw Has Big Head Start on MLB's Best-Ever Left-Handed Aces

    The thing about Clayton Kershaw 's greatness is that it's both easy to talk about and actually pretty hard to exaggerate. For example, we can say the Los Angeles Dodgers ace lefty is hands down MLB 's best pitcher...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 35,400 reads 63 comments

  22. Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Recaptures Cy Young Form During Dominant June

    For a guy who's led the big leagues in ERA the past three seasons and has won two Cy Young Awards over that time, there's not much left to prove. Unless, of course, that player is Clayton Kershaw ...

    Nick Ostiller Written by Nick Ostiller about 5 months ago 2,122 reads 5 comments

  23. Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Extends Scoreless Streak to 28 Innings

    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 28 innings in Sunday's win over the St...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 5 months ago 1,095 reads 0 comments

  24. Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Throws 1st Career No-Hitter and Strikes Out 15

    Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw threw his first career no-hitter Wednesday night against the Colorado Rockies...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 5 months ago 884 reads 0 comments

  25. Clayton Kershaw's 15-K No-Hitter Must Be Remembered Among Best-Ever Performances

    One fun fact about Clayton Kershaw : His great-uncle, the late astronomer Clyde Tombaugh, discovered Pluto...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 5 months ago 54,324 reads 84 comments