Kershaw trapped in own lost episode

Dodgers starter suddenly unravels in fifth inning of NLCS Game 1 loss to Phillies

Originally Published: October 15, 2009
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

LOS ANGELES -- For a few hapless moments, Clayton Kershaw sat in the Los Angeles Dodgers dugout, stared at the floor and did not blink. Several coaches and teammates approached and patted Kershaw on the back, but he did not move. He continued to stare at the ground as if the answers to what had happened to him could be found amongst the sunflower seeds and the specks of dirt on the ground.

At some point in the fifth inning of the Philadelphia Phillies' 8-6 victory over the Dodgers in Game ...

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