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Clayton Kershaw continues emergence

Dodgers lefty is always thought of as the future, but he seems ready now in 6-0 win

Updated: August 18, 2010, 8:57 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- For now, the future tense is still probably best.

He still slips back a little too often. Makes mistakes he should've learned to fix by now. Falling behind hitters, getting into trouble by walking guys he should be blowing away.

And yet, for all his youthful errors, Clayton Kershaw is emerging as one of the best young left-handed starters in the game.

Is emerging. Present tense.

You just haven't noticed because his potential is so unlimited it's easy to focus ...

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