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Sport Marlins solve Kershaw for his first 6-walk game in 8 years

07:01  26 april  2018
07:01  26 april  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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Kershaw walked his fifth and sixth batters of the game in the fifth inning before Rojas came to the plate with two outs. Rojas connected with the first pitch he saw from Kershaw - a fastball - and blasted it over the left-field wall to give Miami a 3-0 lead. The Marlins went on to win 8 - 6 as Trevor Richards

Kershaw walked Christian Yelich to start the game , and the first two batters reached against him in the second inning. But the Marlins rank last in runs and hitting for a reason, and Kershaw is a Cy Young Award contender for a reason. ''I've seen him a lot better,'' Miami manager Mike Redmond said.

a man in a baseball game© Gary A. Vasquez / USA TODAY Sports The Miami Marlins might be one of baseball's bottom-feeders this season, but, for one day, they managed to make life miserable for the great Clayton Kershaw.

Miami patiently outwaited Kershaw for five innings on Wednesday afternoon and worked him for six walks, matching the Los Angeles Dodgers legend's career worst. It's just the third time that Kershaw has walked six in a game, and hadn't done it since April 7, 2010, according to the Baseball-Reference Play Index.

BOX SCORE: MARLINS 8, DODGERS 6

Wednesday was also the first time in six years that Kershaw walked five in a game, and it was just his 10th career five-walk outing overall in the regular season (he also walked five during a start in the 2009 playoffs). The Cincinnati Reds were the last team to work five free passes off Kershaw in 2012.

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Kershaw walked his fifth and sixth batters of the game in the fifth inning before Rojas came to the plate with two outs. Rojas connected with the first pitch he saw from Kershaw – a fastball – and blasted it over the left-field wall to give Miami a 3-0 lead. The Marlins went on to win

Clayton Kershaw allowed five hits in eight innings to lower his ERA to 1.72, best in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won Kershaw (13-7) struck out six and walked three. Miami's leadoff batter reached in five innings against the left-hander, but the Marlins It was his first game since April 2012.

Incredibly, the 30-year-old entered Wednesday having walked just three batters in his first 33 innings of 2018.

The Marlins loaded the bases twice against Kershaw with no luck, but finally broke through in the fifth when Miguel Rojas hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning.

Although he did strike out seven, Kershaw's night ended after allowing three runs on five hits over his five innings on 112 pitches - only 64 of which went for a strike. His ERA now sits at 2.84 six starts into the season, while his WHIP spiked from 0.97 to 1.13.

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Kershaw matched his career-high with six walks in five innings of Wednesday’s loss to the Miami Marlins . But he was one out away from going five scoreless.” Kershaw had stranded eight baserunners in the first four innings and the Marlins were hitless in five at-bats with the bases loaded.

Clayton Kershaw Every game played with complete stats, links to box 2019 Pitching Game Log. Click two rows to sum games (Clear). Click pitches for details from BrooksBaseball.net. Full- year historical Major League statistics provided by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette of Hidden Game Sports.

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