Goldstein: Stop ignoring Clayton Kershaw's season

From Craig Goldstein at Baseball Prospectus on August 13, 2019:

Do you think it’s possible that a starting pitcher who has struck out 25 percent of the batters he faces and walked only five percent en route to a 2.77 ERA (3.18 DRA) and a 65 DRA- could be considered under the radar?

No?

What if I told you that not only is that the case, but also that the starting pitcher in question is a three-time Cy Young Award winner and eight-time All-Star?

Still in disbelief?

Well friends, I’d like to introduce you to Clayton Kershaw’s 2019 season. Overshadowed in his own rotation by Hyun-Jin Ryu and Walker Buehler, Kershaw is back to posting numbers that look, save for his home run rate, a lot like his 2013 Cy Young season.

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