Clayton Kershaw has become the Dodgers stopper. He is now a bonafide ace and is in contention for the Cy Young Award. He came through again preventing the Dodgers from being swept by the red hot Brewers.
Now the Dodgers move on to Denver with Hiroki Kuroda scheduled to take the mound tonight going against the Rockie’s Jason Hammel.
This Day in Dodgers History
August 19, 2008 – The Dodgers reacquired Greg Maddux (6-9, 3.99) from the Padres for cash and two minor leaguers to be named or an additional monetary sum. The 42-year-old future Hall of Fame right-hander, obtained to help the club down the stretch run, played in LA for part of the 2006 season winning six of nine decisions.