Cubs tag Kershaw for shortest career start – MLB.com
For more than a decade, the Dodgers have leaned on Clayton Kershaw when they needed a strong start. More often than not, the future Hall of Famer has delivered. Tuesday was one of the rare times when Kershaw fell short.
Kershaw struggled in the Dodgers 7-1 loss in Game 1 of Tuesdays split doubleheader against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, allowing four runs in the first inning. Because he needed a career-high 39 first-inning pitches, his outing ended after just one frame for the first time in his career….