Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw breaks Don Sutton’s franchise strikeout document

Three-time Cy Younger winner Clayton Kershaw added one other accomplishment to his Corridor of Fame resume Saturday night time at Dodger Stadium in opposition to the Detroit Tigers. 

A fourth-inning strikeout of Tigers third baseman Spencer Torkelson was profession quantity 2,697 for Kershaw, pushing him previous Don Sutton for the Dodgers’ franchise document

Kershaw, a former MVP, achieved the franchise in 167 fewer video games than Sutton. 

The 33-year-old is 26th all-time in strikeouts. Kershaw is fourth amongst energetic pitchers behind the Kansas Metropolis Royals’ Zack Greinke (2,815), the Houston Astros’ Justin Verlander (3,041), and the New York Mets’ Max Scherzer (3,053). 

Kershaw has pitched effectively this season after going 10-Eight with a 3.55 ERA a 12 months in the past. This season, Kershaw is 3-0, posting a 2.65 ERA with 23 strikeouts. 

The seventh general decide within the 2006 draft, Kershaw is in his 15th season with the Dodgers. Kershaw is 188-84 with a 2.49 ERA in 382 video games for Los Angeles

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