The Dodgers have made the playoffs and news of Clayton Kershaw’s retirement is starting to circulate Los Angeles Dodgers, manager Dave Roberts speaks to reporters before a baseball game Dodgers manager Dave Roberts gave a direct response to rumors that Clayton Kershaw will retire after the 2023 MLB season. As the Dodgers make the playoffs, they will also be looking for their 100th win.
Dave Roberts isn’t thinking about Clayton Kershaw’s retirement Speaking to the press, Roberts said: “When you’re as brilliant as Clayton has been for so long, there’s a certain amount of swagger that comes with it. He’s not who he is, he’s just a very humble person. Think about it. . I think this is an undertone that this could be his last regular season game with the Dodgers.”
The Dodgers currently have a tough spot on the pitching staff after Urias, who was supposed to lead the team to the World Series with Clayton Kershaw, was released by the Mexican pitcher following his domestic violence allegations. Roberts also mentioned, “There’s no point (retirement) … I think Clayton would love it. Right now, I think we’re just going to focus on the postseason,” Roberts also mentioned how Kershaw looked great. on Saturday, allowing just one run and striking out three in three innings.
Speaking about his retirement, Roberts mentioned that nothing has been confirmed after being asked if Saturday’s game was Kershaw’s last game of the regular season: “I don’t know that, so I don’t let my mind get too far into it. But you know , if it happens, it is the inevitable, we give it. But I just don’t think Clayton wants that.” The Los Angles Dodgers are now in the MLB playoffs The Dodgers do not know who they will face in the first round of the playoffs on Saturday, October 7. They still have a game left against the San Francisco Giants