Clayton Kershaw

Age: 31
Bats/Throws: L/L
6' 4" / 226
P
Birthdate: 3/19/1988 (31 y, 6 m, 27 d)
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 7, Overall: 7, Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Contract: 8 yr $243M (2014-21) games started bonuses    AAV: $34M
Service Time: 10.105
Reported as the pre-2019 value.
10 years and 105 days days of service time.
   Free Agent: 2022   
MiLB Options: n/a
Reported as the pre-2019 season number of waiver options remaining.

RotoWire News: Kershaw will be available out of the bullpen for Game 5 of the NLDS against the Nationals on Wednesday, but manager Dave Roberts clarified he wouldn't necessarily "piggyback" off starter Walker Buehler as previously said, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports. (10/8/2019)

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SeasonPitchPitchesABPAH1B2B3BHRBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPAVGminVelmaxVelVel
2008Curveball (CU)4008589131021030430010.15370.076.973.5
2009Curveball (CU)48496101111010040490012.11569.275.772.6
2010Curveball (CU)22931319720000120001.29068.976.673.9
2011Curveball (CU)18349498710000300001.16371.477.574.7
2012Curveball (CU)38712112110820000710003.08370.877.974.7
2013Curveball (CU)428146146141400000800002.09670.377.274.4
2014Curveball (CU)373126128161221110720101.12771.377.674.6
2015Curveball (CU)614188188221640200970001.11761.677.574.1
2016Curveball (CU)320939311910100410000.11871.176.073.8
2017Curveball (CU)40610110415641410450113.14970.177.673.6
2018Curveball (CU)3889597191630010321001.20069.276.173.4
2019Curveball (CU)421109112201131520470103.18371.076.173.7
TotalCurveball (CU)4633124012591681262541312061913318.13561.677.973.9

SeasonPitchPitchesBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Curveball (CU)4003.4 %48.3 %0.07.153.182.200.382.047.310-0.7-11.4.1739
2009Curveball (CU)4844.0 %48.5 %0.08.115.150.125.275.010.234-4.5-16.6.130-16
2010Curveball (CU)2290.0 %38.7 %0.00.290.290.355.645.065.4742.6-0.9.28486
2011Curveball (CU)1830.0 %61.2 %0.00.163.163.184.347.020.421-0.8-6.3.1532
2012Curveball (CU)3870.0 %58.7 %0.00.083.083.099.182.017.200-9.1-22.9.079-48
2013Curveball (CU)4280.0 %54.8 %0.00.096.096.096.192.000.212-10.1-26.1.085-42
2014Curveball (CU)3730.8 %56.3 %0.01.127.133.183.315.056.278-3.1-16.8.138-7
2015Curveball (CU)6140.0 %51.6 %0.00.117.117.170.287.053.225-7.3-28.5.124-17
2016Curveball (CU)3200.0 %44.1 %0.00.118.118.161.280.043.196-4.2-15.2.120-21
2017Curveball (CU)4061.0 %43.3 %0.02.149.155.327.482.178.2081.9-10.8.19827
2018Curveball (CU)3881.0 %33.0 %0.03.200.216.232.448.032.3022.1-9.2.19830
2019Curveball (CU)4211.8 %42.0 %0.04.183.196.367.563.183.2595.5-8.6.23149
TotalCurveball (CU)46331.0 %49.2 %0.02.135.144.194.338.058.254-28.6-174.2.147-4

SeasonPitchPitchesLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBStrikesBallsPitchesxMovzMovMov
2008Curveball (CU)40016.7 %69.0 %14.3 %16.7 %0.0 %214186400-3.6-7.98.8
2009Curveball (CU)48412.8 %44.7 %42.6 %20.0 %0.0 %228256484-4.0-7.08.4
2010Curveball (CU)22931.6 %52.6 %15.8 %0.0 %0.0 %106123229-2.5-8.99.4
2011Curveball (CU)18310.5 %52.6 %36.8 %28.6 %0.0 %8895183-1.9-9.19.5
2012Curveball (CU)38714.3 %55.1 %30.6 %26.7 %0.0 %218169387-3.0-8.08.8
2013Curveball (CU)42820.3 %54.7 %25.0 %43.8 %0.0 %244184428-2.7-8.28.8
2014Curveball (CU)37320.4 %48.1 %31.5 %23.5 %5.9 %236137373-3.0-8.99.5
2015Curveball (CU)61420.9 %50.5 %28.6 %23.1 %7.7 %388226614-1.1-10.210.3
2016Curveball (CU)3207.7 %69.2 %23.1 %8.3 %8.3 %174146320-0.9-9.59.7
2017Curveball (CU)40626.8 %51.8 %21.4 %8.3 %33.3 %260146406-0.4-7.47.7
2018Curveball (CU)38827.0 %49.2 %23.8 %13.3 %0.0 %231157388-1.6-11.311.5
2019Curveball (CU)42124.2 %54.8 %21.0 %23.1 %38.5 %237184421-1.9-10.811.1
TotalCurveball (CU)463319.7 %54.0 %26.2 %21.6 %8.0 %262420094633-2.2-8.99.5

SeasonPitchPitchesO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%SwStr%pVALpVAL/C
2008Curveball (CU)40024.2 %37.8 %29.8 %35.1 %90.3 %63.9 %41.0 %10.8 %3.50.9
2009Curveball (CU)48420.5 %38.6 %27.1 %52.4 %88.2 %71.0 %36.4 %7.9 %5.71.2
2010Curveball (CU)22914.7 %35.5 %23.1 %55.0 %84.9 %73.6 %40.6 %6.1 %-1.9-0.8
2011Curveball (CU)18330.0 %39.6 %32.8 %41.0 %85.7 %56.7 %29.0 %14.2 %1.40.7
2012Curveball (CU)38728.9 %48.2 %37.0 %49.2 %69.2 %60.1 %41.9 %14.7 %12.13.1
2013Curveball (CU)42837.5 %58.1 %44.6 %43.8 %83.7 %61.8 %34.6 %17.1 %11.52.7
2014Curveball (CU)37335.3 %55.2 %44.5 %39.4 %82.1 %63.9 %46.1 %16.1 %7.92.1
2015Curveball (CU)61438.9 %60.5 %47.1 %45.3 %76.6 %60.6 %38.0 %18.6 %17.32.8
2016Curveball (CU)32032.9 %64.4 %42.8 %50.0 %83.1 %65.7 %31.6 %14.7 %5.41.7
2017Curveball (CU)40638.9 %47.7 %42.1 %50.0 %88.7 %66.1 %36.7 %14.3 %6.41.6
2018Curveball (CU)38836.9 %56.3 %44.1 %52.2 %85.2 %67.8 %37.1 %14.2 %4.31.1
2019Curveball (CU)42135.4 %53.4 %41.1 %50.0 %87.3 %65.3 %31.6 %14.3 %1.50.4
TotalCurveball (CU)463332.1 %50.5 %38.9 %46.9 %82.8 %64.3 %37.3 %13.9 %75.11.6