(CBS/AP) — Clayton Kershaw lasted just one inning in the shortest start of his stellar career while Kyle Hendricks pitched a complete game for the Chicago Cubs in a 7-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the opener of a split doubleheader.
Exactly 11 years after he went just 1 1/3 innings against Milwaukee in what was his shortest start, Kershaw didn’t last long in this one.READ MORE: Police Shoot, Kill Man They Say Was Wielding Knife In Englewood
The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner gave up four runs and four hits. He faced nine batters in a 39-pitch inning.
The Dodgers lost for the seventh time in nine games. Hendricks went seven innings in his sixth career complete game.
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