Kershaw was voted the most valuable player of the
The major award was the second for Kershaw in as many days. On Wednesday, he won the NL
Kershaw, 26, was sidelined for the entire month of April with a strained back muscle, but came back to finish with a league-best record of 21-3. His earned-run average of 1.77 was the lowest in baseball and his six shutouts were the most.
Late in the season, Dodgers first baseman
"If someone even tries to mention someone else, they're an idiot," Gonzalez said.
Kershaw’s dominance was such that Dodgers Manager
Mattingly said that when