KEY MOMENT: After the Dodgers loaded the bases in the sixth inning on an error and two infield hits,
AT THE PLATE: The first five hitters in the Dodgers lineup —
ON THE MOUND: Kershaw shut out the Nationals for seven innings, striking out nine and walking no one. He was remarkably efficient for a guy who just spent six weeks on the disabled list, making only 89 pitches, 68 for strikes. He also picked off a runner, getting Anthony Rondon after he led off the sixth inning with a single.
EXTRA BASES: Butera had one of the most painful at-bats of the season leading off the seventh inning. First, a ball he fouled into the dirt bounced up and struck him in the eye. Then, after being attended to by a trainer, he was hit by the next pitch. ...