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Dodgers Kershaw to Make Second Rehab Start

Kershaw is on the disabled list for the first time in his seven-year career

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    Tommy's eating, LeBron's complaining and baseball's too boring for some. Fred Roggin welcomes Tim Cates from KLAC 570 and Jeff G. from Power 106 for this round of Rapid Fire. Originally aired on Going Roggin, March 30, 2014. (Published Monday, Mar 31, 2014)

    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will make his second, and most likely last, rehab start Wednesday for the club’s double-A affiliate Chattanooga Wednesday, the organization has announced.

    The 26-year-old told the Los Angeles Times he’s “ready” to rejoin the big league club and wasn’t really happy about having to make another minor league start.

    Manager Don Mattingly said after Kershaw’s first rehab game that he and the Dodgers medical staff wanted to make sure of the left-hander’s health without the added stress of facing major league hitters.

    If all goes well, Kershaw is expected to pitch for the Dodgers when the team stops in Washington on its current nine-game road trip

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    Tommy's eating, LeBron's complaining and baseball's too boring for some. Fred Roggin welcomes Tim Cates from KLAC 570 and Jeff G. from Power 106 for this round of Rapid Fire. Originally aired on Going Roggin, March 30, 2014. (Published Monday, Mar 31, 2014)

    In that initial rehab assignment, Kershaw tossed five innings, allowed one run, and struck out six on 56 pitches last Friday for single-A Rancho Cucamonga.

    Kershaw went on the disabled list with a pulled a back muscle after his opening day start March 22 in Sydney, Australia. In that start, he went 6 2/3 innings, allowed one run, and struck out seven in a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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