Cubs Jump All Over Clayton Kershaw for Four in the First

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Cubs Jump All Over Clayton Kershaw for Four in the First

Chicago Cubs

Just once in his career before today had Clayton Kershaw allowed four or more runs in the first inning. Now it’s happened twice.

After 39 pitches, Kershaw got out of the thing when Kyle Hendricks popped out. But before that, he had trouble throwing strikes, trouble not getting crushed, and just trouble all over. The Cubs scored four times in the frame.

Here’s how it went:

Kershaw wound up pulled after that one inning, the shortest outing of his career.



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.