‘2900K’ Kershaw, 3000K 100 remaining ‘Grainkey ahead’

‘Returning ace’ Clayton Kershaw (35) took the lead in escaping the Los Angeles Dodgers’ four-game losing streak with perfect pitching. He also left exactly 100 of his personal career strikeouts of 3,000.

On the 9th (Korean time), the Los Angeles Dodgers had an away game against the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kershaw, who started as a starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers that day, threw 98 pitches (64 strikes) in 7 innings, recording 5 hits and no runs. 9 strikeouts.

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated Cincinnati 6-0 thanks to Kershaw’s good pitching and the concentration of the batting line, who scored 3 runs each in the 3rd and 4th innings. Escape from the last 4 consecutive losses.

As a result, Kershaw threw 76 1/3 innings in 13 games of the season until this day, recording an ERA of 2.95 with 8 wins and 4 losses. 93 strikeouts.

Kershaw, in particular, added 9 strikeouts that day, recording his personal career of 2900. He struck out 3000 and left exactly 100.

A full-time starting pitcher usually plays 32 to 33 games if there are no injuries. In other words, if Kershaw plays this season without injury, there are still 19 games left.

In other words, if Kershaw records an average of 6 strikeouts in the remaining games, he can achieve 3,000 strikeouts in his personal career this season.

Kershaw is ranked fourth on the active list in this category. Max Scherzer in first place and Justin Verlander in second place have already exceeded 3,200 strikeouts, and Zack Greinke in third is recording 2932.

A total of 19 players have exceeded 3,000 strikeouts in major league history. In other words, Greinke and Kershaw are competing for the 20th place to achieve 3,000 strikeouts.스포츠토토

Attention is focusing on whether Kershaw, who has never played a full season without injury since 2015, will be able to achieve 3,000 strikeouts within this season by digesting full-time at the age of 35.

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