Kershaw was positioned on the injured checklist final month as a result of irritation in his proper SI joint, which connects the bottom of the backbone to the hip bones. He hasn’t pitched since a win over the Chicago Cubs on Might 7.
Earlier than getting shut down, Kershaw was within the midst of one other dominant season. He started 2022 with seven good innings in opposition to the Minnesota Twins and holds a 1.80 ERA by means of 5 begins, putting out 32 batters and strolling three in 30 innings.
ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez contributed to this story.