Last night against the Padres, the Dodger great went seven shutout innings allowing just three hits while striking out 10. Kershaw (15-9) lowered his major league-best ERA to 1.88. He and increased his NL leading strikeout total to 224.
The loss enabled the Padres to clinch a losing season for the third consecutive year.
Nine to Know
The Padres 2005-13
|1||2013||NL West||72||82||.468||3rd of 5||Buddy Black (72-82)|
|2||2012||NL West||76||86||.469||4th of 5||Buddy Black (76-86)|
|3||2011||NL West||71||91||.438||5th of 5||Buddy Black (71-91)|
|4||2010||NL West||90||72||.556||2nd of 5||Buddy Black (90-72)|
|5||2009||NL West||75||87||.463||4th of 5||Buddy Black (75-87)|
|6||2008||NL West||63||99||.389||5th of 5||Buddy Black (63-99)|
|7||2007||NL West||89||74||.546||3rd of 5||Buddy Black (89-74)|
|8||2006||NL West||88||74||.543||1st of 5||Lost LDS (3-1)||Bruce Bochy (88-74)|
|9||2005||NL West||82||80||.506||1st of 5||Lost LDS (3-0)||Bruce Bochy (82-80)|