Anaheim – Ahead of the opening of the Highway Series, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts joked that he was hoping to get a call Friday from Braves manager Brian Snitker, letting him know Clayton Kershaw The start of the National League will be in the All-Star Game on Tuesday.
Naturally, Kershaw never started the classic Midsummer game. It’s one of the few things missing from his illustrious career. By the end of the night, though, Kershaw had 44,648 people at Angle Stadium believing he would hit another target.
Kershaw plunged into a perfect match for the second time this season, but his attempt at another historic feat failed by six games over Louis Rengevo’s eighth-half double of the Dodgers. 9-1 . win Above the angels on Friday.
It was the second time this season that Kershaw completed seven perfect rounds. The last one came in his first start of the season against twins when it was not fully built. Kershaw has become the only bowler in the past 40 years to have had a perfect match through at least seven rounds twice in the same season.
Kershaw was as efficient as he has been all season on Friday, needing only 59 throws to play through six innings. Brandon Marsh only managed to get a three-ball count, but Kershaw eventually won the fight with a penalty kick to finish third.
On the seventh, Kershaw managed to get the crowd back on its feet by hitting NBA best player Shui Ohtani swinging on his cornering ball. With each exit, the hype around the stadium grew. As they usually do, Dodger fans were well represented in Anaheim.
However, at some point, even Angels fans realized they were watching one of the best bowlers of all time trying to achieve something that only 23 other league leaders have done. Kershaw has fallen a bit.
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