With new owners, a $7 billion TV deal, and a slew of All-Stars, there was Opening Day excitement around the LA Dodgers for the first time in years yesterday.
Clayton Kershaw delivered on that excitement with a spectacular individual performance.
He threw a complete-game shutout, striking out nine batters, walking zero, and only allowing four hits. In the 8th inning, with the game still tied 0-0, he hit a solo home run to the deepest part of the park that ultimately proved to be the game winner.
It also came against the Giants, LA’s bitter rivals:
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