July 26, 2021

Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Not Concerned With Who Starts Game 1 of the Playoffs (Dodgers Nation)



It was another vintage Clayton Kershaw moment on Saturday night in Colorado facing the Rockies. Just like he has all season for the Dodgers, Kershaw showed up and flat out pitched en route to the victory. 

Kershaw went 7 more innings and allowed 1 earned run to come across. He struck out 6 and once again did not allowed a single walk. The Dodgers southpaw got his ERA down to 2.15 with just one more start lined up for the year. With that in mind, Kershaw was asked about where he stood in line to start playoff games. For him, it doesn’t really matter.

It doesn’t matter. I think Walker and I will both be ready to go. I heard that he threw fine today, made it through 6 or 7 innings or something. Looking forward to seeing him back out there against Oakland. But wherever Walker and I start, we don’t care we’ll be good. 

Dodgers fans will always think of Clayton Kershaw as their go-to guy to start off the playoff run. But over the past two years, Walker Buehler has been that guy that fans seem to want to rely on in big games. That’s changed a little bit in a year that has only seen Walker make 7 starts.

But it’s not just the fact that Buehler isn’t…

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