Clayton Kershaw start pushed back

Updated: September 17, 2013, 9:20 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHOENIX -- Mindful of his heavy workload this season, the Los Angeles Dodgers have pushed back ace Clayton Kershaw's start to Saturday in San Diego, three days after he was originally scheduled to pitch.

The move means Kershaw, who leads the majors with 223 innings pitched -- 10 short of his career high -- will now make two more regular-season starts instead of three.

MLB.com earlier reported the move.

"We've been talking about Kersh as the year has gone on. It just ...

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