Clayton Kershaw Injury: Dodgers Ace Reportedly Will Miss Significant Time

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July 24, 2017

There’s good news pertaining to Clayton Kershaw, and there’s bad news.

The good news? Well, it doesn’t appear the Los Angeles Dodgers ace is lost for the season after exiting Sunday’s start with back tightness. The bad news is it still might be a long time before he toes the rubber again.

There’s nothing official yet, but FOX Sport’s Ken Rosenthal offered this up Monday afternoon:

The fear here is that Kershaw, who missed roughly two months last season with a back injury, has done further damage to an area that’s already had issues.

Of course, there’s no such thing as a good injury. But backs, in particular, represent slippery slopes for professional athletes.

Thumbnail photo via Hanashiro/USA TODAY Sports Images

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