Tag Archives: Orel Hershiser

Can Kershaw do his part?

By asking that question, what I mean is, can Clayton keep his team tied or better by the time he’s lifted by Dave Roberts? Max Scherzer will be a stern test, it could very well be much like Wednesday’s game when Thor/Bumgarner threw zeroes at each other. The difference in the game was that Thor …

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LAD All-Stars 1980 – 1989, the Fernando Valenzuela and Orel Hershiser decade

1980 – The decade started with a bang as the Dodgers hosted the 1980 All-Star game, and had six representatives, led by the historical infield with Garvey, Lopes, and Russell all making the team.  All four position players started but went a combined 0 – 7. Lopes only got one at-bat before being replaced.  This …

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Top LA Dodger postseason game scores – Don Drysdale stands above Sandy’s shadow

Several weeks ago we looked at the top postseason pitching game scores against the Cardinals. I had hoped that the Dodgers would make a long run this postseason, and that when I posted the update it would have some new names on the list. Alas, that did not happen. With the 2014 season over we …

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19 – 3 is even purtier as Kershaw catches Orel

On Sept 9th, I took a look at how Clayton Kershaw’s 18 – 3 record stacked up  winning percentage wise in LA Dodger history. With the win this last Sunday that purty 18 – 3 is now 19 -3,  and Clayton has tied Orel Hershiser for the best winning % in LA Dodger history for …

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18 – 3 as purty as it looks

Wins have gone out of style, but when your ace of aces is putting up a record of 18 – 3, you can’t help but wonder how he stacks up historically against some of the greatest winning percentages since the Dodgers moved West.  Clayton would need one more win to match Orel with the best …

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