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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw to visit back specialist in L.A.

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw to visit back specialist in L.A.

For the 2016 Dodgers, a team that often resembles a 24-man millstone around the neck of pitcher Clayton Kershaw, few alarms can sound louder than this. A few hours before a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday, Manager Dave Roberts revealed Kershaw was scheduled to fly to Los Angeles on Wednesday morning to undergo an examination on his sore lower back.

Kershaw has battled a back issue for several starts, Roberts said. But Kershaw reported a more serious form of soreness after his six-inning, four-run defeat at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday night. Two days of rest did not improve his condition. 

“He’s not any better,” Roberts...

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