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How Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers clinched NL West over Giants
How Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers clinched NL West over Giants

It was storybook time at Dodger Stadium, a Dodgers’ dream come very much to life. Clayton Kershaw, their leader all season, took the mound Wednesday and led the Dodgers to a 9-1 victory over the rival San Francisco Giants, leaving them National League West champions for a second consecutive year. Kershaw was greeted by chants of "MVP" all night, climaxing what has been a magical year for the left-hander. Kershaw is not expected to pitch again until the playoffs. If so he finishes the season leading the majors in wins (21) and ERA (1.77) and the NL in strikeouts (239). He even added to his MVP credientials Wednesday by tripling in the Dodgers' first run. Yasiel...

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