¡Last minute news! Clayton Kershaw is out of the Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Day. He is suffering a back stiffness.
¡Bad news, Dodgers fans! Clayton Kershaw got injured and won’t be pitching tonight during Los Angeles-San Francisco Giants Opening Day game.
Right-handed pitcher Kershaw is suffering a back stiffness, and he has been put into Dodgers injured list.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed LHP Clayton Kershaw on the injured list with back stiffness and have recalled right-handed pitcher Dustin May.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 23, 2020
This is the second consecutive time that Kershaw misses an Opening Day because an injury.
Dustin May, rookie, will substitute Clayton Kershaw during tonight’s game against Giants.
Last time a rookie pitched in an Opening Day was in 1981 with Fernando “Toro” Valenzuela.