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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw looks sharp in live batting practice session

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw looks sharp in live batting practice session

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw lthrew two innings in live batting practice in a tuneup before Cactus League play begins on the weekend. He threw 29 pitches and was able to use a curveball and a slider to complement his fastball.

“This day is always not the most fun, because you’re low on adrenaline, and you have to try to be competitive,” Kershaw said. “You try to create it as best you can. Overall, it went OK, so that’s good. I got it out of the way now, so I can pitch in a real game.”

Kershaw appears slated to pitch the spring-training opener Feb. 25 against the Chicago White Sox. Kershaw declined to say when he would appear in a game, citing his...

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