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Clayton Kershaw shuts down Royals in Dodgers' 2-0 win
Clayton Kershaw shuts down Royals in Dodgers' 2-0 win

Not that Clayton Kershaw has built unrealistic expectations or anything, but the guy gave up six hits Tuesday. And get this, he walked a batter. He did, however, hold the Kansas City Royals scoreless all night, which was a very good thing because the Dodgers supported him with only a lone run until the ninth. It still added up to a 2-0 victory and Kershaw not throwing one for the ages this time out, just your garden-variety excellent game. Kershaw went eight innings, striking out eight and walking that one batter. Which makes it all of nine walks on the season in his 72 1/3 innings. Kershaw (8-2) did extend his scoreless innings streak to 21, so even if he was unable to match that...

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