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Clayton Kershaw keeps zeroing in on history as Dodgers blank Rockies
Clayton Kershaw keeps zeroing in on history as Dodgers blank Rockies

In the 57 seasons the Dodgers have called Los Angeles their home, only two pitchers have recorded scoreless innings streaks longer than Clayton Kershaw's. Orel Hershiser and Don Drysdale. That's it. Kershaw extended his shutout streak to 36 innings Friday, pitching eight innings in a 9-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field that increased the Dodgers' lead to 11/2 games in the National League West. Some of the pitchers Kershaw moved past on this night included Dodgers royalty: Sandy Koufax (33 innings in 1963), Fernando Valenzuela (35 innings in 1981) and Don Sutton (35 innings in 1972). The two pitchers ahead of him, Hershiser and Drysdale, are first and second on...

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