Among the larger criticisms of the Dodgers pitching staff is the lack of a true ace, however Kershaw's performance during his first full two years of service indicates that it's only a matter of time before he fills that void.
Kershaw, who will turn 23 in March, finished the 2010 season at 13-10 with a 2.91 ERA and 212 strikeouts in just over 204 innings of work. His number of wins could have easily been much higher if it weren't for the Dodgers' sluggish bats, who incidentally provided the lefty phenom with a mere 3.9 runs per game of offensive support.
One of his most impressive performances of last season came on May 9 when he outdueled Colorado Rockies' ace Ubaldo Jimenez to lead Los Angeles to a 1-0 victory. Earning the win, Kershaw threw eight innings of ...
Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - MLB By Dennis Schlossman