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Dodgers mailbag: With Clayton Kershaw injured, should the team acquire Yu Darvish?

Dodgers mailbag: With Clayton Kershaw injured, should the team acquire Yu Darvish?

The Dodgers are 68-31. That translates to a 111-win pace — but who cares.

Who cares, because on Sunday afternoon, Clayton Kershaw went down with a back injury. He exited the game after only two innings. The initial diagnosis was tightness in his lower back. After an MRI and a visit with the team’s back specialist on Sunday night, an initial prognosis was made that he would be out from four to six weeks.

There is no exact timetable for his return, and there may be only a vague timetable when the severity of the situation becomes more clear.

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