A wise man once said that age is nothing but a number. The Los Angeles Dodgers certainly hope that is the case on Thursday evening when 21-year old Clayton Kershaw steps to the bump against the defending World Series Champions. Manager Joe Torre announced late on Wednesday afternoon that the southpaw would get the call in Game One as the Dodgers look to get revenge for a loss in last seasonÆs NLCS to the Philadelphia Phillies. Torre noted that one major factor in the decision was the way Kershaw dominated a pivotal game on the final weekend of the season against the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies, who had crept within one game of the Dodgers in the standings on that night, fell victim to the strikeout as Kershaw fanned the first five batters of the game and set the tone for a dominant nigh ...
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