Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw is expected to take the mound with a heavy heart in his next appearance.
In an interview ahead of the home game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA on the 15th토토사이트 (Korean time), Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said, “Noah Syndergaard, Clayton Kershaw and Dustin will be the starters for the three-game home game against the Minnesota Twins, which will start the day later.” predicted May.
Kershaw suffered a mother’s death the day before, but he’ll be on the mound as scheduled. The news of his mother’s death was first known when his wife, Ellen Kershaw, mentioned at a Dodgers Foundation event the day before.
“Kershaw is doing fine now,” said manager Roberts. His heart must be heavy because his mother passed away,” he said, “but from what I know so far, he will be a starter as scheduled.”
Major league players can use funeral leave according to the rules. It can be used from 3 to 7 days.
Even if Kershaw canceled a scheduled appearance and left his team, no one could say anything. Still, he chose to climb the mound. He may be away on funeral leave after he’s done playing.
In 2013, despite the death of his father, Kershaw took a funeral leave after digesting scheduled appearances.
When asked if he was surprised by Kershaw’s appearance, Roberts shook his head, saying, “I’m not surprised at all.”
Syndergaard, who suffered a torn finger injury in the last pitch, also plays as scheduled. Roberts said, “The previous day’s pitching in the bullpen went well, and today’s training went well.”
Meanwhile, the away team San Diego had Fernando Tatis Jr. (right fielder) Manny Machado (third baseman) Juan Soto (left fielder) Zander Bogaerts (shortstop) Jake Cronenworth (first baseman) Nelson Cruz (designated hitter) Kim Ha-sung (second baseman) Trent Grisham. (Center fielder) Brett Sullivan (catcher) announced the lineup. Ryan Weathers is the starter.
Dodgers: Mookie Betts (right fielder) Freddy Freeman (1st baseman) JD Martinez (designated hitter) Max Muncy (3rd baseman) Miguel Vargas (2nd baseman) Chris Taylor (left fielder) James Outman (center fielder) Miguel Rojas (shortstop) Austin Barnes (shortstop) Catcher) announced the lineup, and Tony Gonsolin will start.