Clayton Kershaw to avoid back surgery

Los Angeles Dodgers against the Washington NationalsHere’s the Dodgers’ official update on injured ace Clayton Kershaw:

Yesterday, Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw was examined by Dr. Robert Watkins Jr. in Los Angeles after experiencing low back discomfort. Following an MRI, it was determined that he has a mild disc herniation that will not require surgery. We will know more about his recovery time at a later date.

Tomorrow, it is expected that he will be officially be placed on the 15-day disabled list.

Dave Roberts confirmed in Milwaukee after today’s 8-1 victory that newly acquired Bud Norris will start for the Dodgers in their homestand opener Friday.

— Jon Weisman


Just have to hope it’s not long

The sky is falling!

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