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Clayton Kershaw retires first 18 Mets in throwing three-hitter

Clayton Kershaw retires first 18 Mets in throwing three-hitter

Let’s see, where were we? Oh, yeah, all hail Clayton Kershaw. Please forgive us, O greatest pitcher of your generation, for doubting you back in May. Now in July it is again Kershaw, slayer of mere mortals with baseball bats, ruler of all he surveys from the mound. Any doubting Kershaw’s return to dominance had only to take in his latest work of art Thursday. The left-hander retired the first 18 Mets batters and went on to extend his scoreless streak to 29 innings. Jimmy Rollins’ solo home run off Bartolo Colon in the third inning provided the night’s early score. The Dodgers then rode the arm of Kershaw for a three-hit, 3-0  victory over New York at Citi...

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