Dodgers 4, Padres 0: Kershaw Finally Figures Out Friars

Tonight's game in a nutshell. - Denis Poroy

With tonight's loss, the Padres are now guaranteed to finish the season with a losing record.

The Padres have had the number of 2011 SBNation Cy Young Award Co-Winner Clayton Kershaw all season, but he finally figured them out tonight.  The Dodger ace threw 7 shutout innings, giving up just 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 10. While Burch Smith threw a quality start, A.J. Ellis made him pay for a mistake, taking an 0-1 change up deep to left field. Tim Stauffer was also burned by the long ball, giving up a 457-foot bomb to Yasiel Puig. It was the second longest home run in Petco Park. If you're wondering who hit the longest, it's some other Dodger that played here for a while.

Your last chance to boo the Dodgers this season is at 1:10 PM tomorrow when Andrew Cashner takes on Zack Greinke.


Final - 9.21.2013 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles Dodgers 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 4 6 0
San Diego Padres 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
WP: Clayton Kershaw (15 - 9)
LP: Burch Smith (1 - 2)

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