Kershaw’s Postseason In Uncertainty With Forearm Pain

“Chances are, it’s not looking great for October today,” a glum Kershaw said. “I just wanted to be a part of this group undergoing October. This group is unique.”

Kershaw will have additional examinations on Saturday, manager Dave Roberts said.

“Simply not also optimistic right now,” Roberts said.

Kershaw is 10-8 with a 3.38 PERIOD, his highest possible mark because a 4.26 ERA as a rookie in 2008.

He surrendered 3 runs and also 2 hits on 42 pitches over 1 2/3 innings in his last regular-season begin. The left-hander struck out one and also walked none before he really felt pain solid enough that he had to stop.

“That’s the tough part today, recognizing it’s going to be a difficulty to also contribute whatsoever this following month,” he said.

Roberts as well as a trainer mosted likely to the pile to look at the three-time Cy Youthful Honor winner after seeing him recoil a few times.

“It was hard,” Roberts claimed. “Last residence start this year. You simply do not know what the future is going to predict. I wanted it to be actually unique for him and his household.”

Kershaw strolled off and also rather than surrender the sphere, as bottles usually do when they’re being changed, he maintained it in his handwear cover.

“Possibly just shock. I had no concept I was holding onto the round,” he claimed. “Probably should have offered it to Doc.”

Kershaw can become a cost-free representative after this period. Relying on whether the playoff-bound Dodgers advancement in the postseason and also his wellness, it could have been his last appearance with the team.