He didn’t discuss a back issue after Sunday’s start, and Roberts addressed it Monday morning only if requested.

Kershaw was in the game Monday morning at PNC Park getting into his usual day-after-start workout before getting the rear addressed.

  • In 2014, Kershaw fired a no-hitter from the Rockies in your own home, and that he is 17-5 in the career against Colorado having a 3.20 ERA in 31 starts.

  • Red-hot rookie shortstop Corey Seager is showing consistency and confidence which are “not normal,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts states.

    On the night when Clayton Kershaw would be a little off, the Dodgers offense could not get their ace inside a 4-3 loss towards the Pirates.

    Philadelphia — La Dodgers manager Dave Roberts confirmed Monday morning that Clayton Kershaw was undergoing treatment for minor back discomfort but was adamant the problem didn’t affect his pitcher’s six-inning start Sunday from the Pirates.

    Roberts known as Kershaw’s lower-back discomfort an “off-and-on issue” but seemed not even close to worried about it, saying Kershaw “absolutely” will make his next scheduled start, likely to attend home Friday from the Colorado Rockies.

    Kershaw threw in the towel both his second-most hits (nine) and runs (four) inside a start this year during Sunday night’s 4-3 loss.

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