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What if Kershaw had thrown Grandy a curveball?

If Clayton Kershaw had thrown Curtis Granderson a curveball in the 7th inning of Game 1, maybe nobody would be talking about his postseason struggles.


Saturday's MLB postseason schedule

  • Game 2: Cubs at Cardinals, 5:37 p.m. ET (Cardinals lead NLDS series 1-0)
  • Game 2: Mets at Dodgers, 9:07 p.m. ET (Mets lead NLDS series 1-0)
Postseason coverage, schedules

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The enigmatic, unhittable Zack Greinke

In advance of his Game 2 start in the NLDS vs. the Mets, The Mag examined Greinke and found a resiliency in the enigmatic Dodgers ace that has enabled the possible Cy Young winner's record-book season. Mastery and mystery

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Kershaw and deGrom rack up the K's

Clayton Kershaw and Jacob deGrom became the first starters to both strike out at least 11 batters in the same postseason game on Friday.

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Aces vying for unwanted honor

Both David Price and Clayton Kershaw got closer to tying Randy Johnson for the most consecutive postseason starts lost with their respective Game 1 defeats.

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Clayton Kershaw in atypical form

The Dodgers ace showed some frustration after walking Ruben Tejada in the seventh inning of the team's Game 1 loss to the Mets. See the best photos from the series. Full NLDS photo gallery

USC's slide will continue (0:58)
Historic pitching duel between deGrom-Kershaw (1:00)
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How deGrom dominated the Dodgers

Mets starter Jacob deGrom beat Clayton Kershaw at his own game Friday night. We look at the keys to his success.

Schilling: The word 'pressure' doesn't apply to Greinke (1:37)
DeGrom outduels Kershaw in Game 1 (2:50)
Kershaw disappointed in self (0:38)

Former UCLA F Meyers dies at 62

Dave Meyers, who led UCLA to the national title in 1975 in John Wooden's final season as coach, died Friday at 62 after battling cancer. Meyers averaged 18.3 points and 7.9 in his senior season for the Bruins, and later played four seasons for the Bucks after the Lakers dealt him as part of the trade for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Story

Wright: 'It was a lot of fun' (1:39)
DeGrom: 'There was a lot of pressure' (1:16)

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Don Mattingly said the Dodgers decided before the seventh inning, based on Clayton Kershaw's pitch count, that they wouldn't let him get beyond Curtis Granderson. He said David Wright "pumps on lefties pretty good."

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw said his three walks in the seventh inning put him in no position to argue with Don Mattingly for taking him out with the bases loaded and two outs.