News

Dodgers place Kershaw on DL

Dodgers place Kershaw on DL

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed left-hander Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day disabled list for the first time in his seven-year career because of a swollen muscle in his left upper back.

The move, made prior to Sunday’s game at San Diego, is retroactive to March 23, the day after the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner started and won the Dodgers’ opener against Arizona in Australia. He is eligible to be activated on April 8, the day Los Angeles starts a series at home against Detroit.

The Dodgers also optioned right-hander pitcher Jose Dominguez to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

It’s gonna cost more to rent at Redbox

Fresh
redbox

Prices for renting movies and video games will increase starting next week.

in Black Friday, Viral Videos

WATCH: What ‘Black Friday’ would look like as a scary movie

20-overlay6

Black Friday would be a scary shopping experience if it got the Hollywood treatment.

in Sports

FSU remains No. 1

floridastate

Florida State remains No. 1 with Alabama No. 2, Oregon third and Mississippi State fourth.

in Entertainment

Channing Tatum going behind the camera to direct

tatum

The "Magic Mike" star is taking on an adaptation of young-adult novel "Forgive Me."

in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Turkey contest gives new meaning to ‘all you can eat’

chestnut

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

Bellingham Traffic