KERSHAW BEING KERSHAW

On Wednesday May 17, Clayton Kershaw pitched seven shutout innings against the Giants, striking out five and left with a 6-0 lead in a game won by the Dodgers, 6-1.

It was his 272nd career start and for the 71st time he allowed three hits or less

Nine to Know: Most starts three hits or less 2008 -17

Starts
Rk Player # W L W-L% CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB SO
1 Clayton Kershaw 71 53 2 .964 12 9 593.2 176 49 42 11 117 569
2 Ubaldo Jimenez 54 28 11 .718 3 1 330.2 125 90 85 13 187 289
3 Max Scherzer 51 34 8 .810 4 4 349.0 125 50 44 23 121 425
4 Francisco Liriano 51 28 8 .778 1 1 300.1 129 67 59 18 147 321
5 Gio Gonzalez 51 34 5 .872 1 1 329.0 122 53 45 11 137 341
6 Jered Weaver 48 31 4 .886 4 2 314.1 116 40 34 18 87 258
7 Jon Lester 47 33 3 .917 6 3 335.2 112 30 25 5 96 351
8 Scott Kazmir 47 26 5 .839 0 0 272.2 110 51 43 9 116 253
9 Jake Arrieta 45 34 5 .872 5 4 306.2 105 49 48 10 106 308
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Generated 5/17/2017.

10 Seasons of Kershaw’s starts of three-hits or less

Kershaw being Kershaw
Year #Starts W L W-L% CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB SO
2013 10 7 0 1.000 1 0 73.0 28 10 9 2 18 70
2015 10 8 0 1.000 2 2 74.2 24 4 4 1 8 99
2009 9 4 0 1.000 0 0 56.0 17 4 4 1 26 69
2012 9 6 1 .857 0 0 62.1 26 10 9 3 17 60
2014 9 9 0 1.000 4 2 70.0 22 7 5 3 12 85
2016 8 6 0 1.000 3 3 58.0 19 1 0 0 5 65
2011 6 6 0 1.000 2 2 46.0 14 1 0 0 6 58
2008 4 2 0 1.000 0 0 23.0 10 5 5 0 11 20
2010 4 3 1 .750 0 0 26.2 11 5 5 0 14 30
2017 2 2 0 1.000 0 0 14.0 5 2 1 1 0 13
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Generated 5/17/2017.