Clayton Kershaw pitched a complete game shutout to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. It was the third straight win for the Dodgers, who improved to 18-4 at home this season and 27-13 overall, both marks the best in the majors.
For Kershaw, it was his fourth career shutout, as he allowed six hits and walked nobody while striking out four. He picked up his fourth win of the season and lowered his ERA on the season to 1.90. Kershaw has an active streak of 22 consecutive scoreless innings.
Justin Sellers clubbed his first home run of the season for the Dodgers, while A.J. Ellis had two doubles. Andre Ethier went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI as well for the Dodgers, who have beaten the Cardinals six straight times.
Chad Billingsley (2-3, 3.83 ERA) starts the series finale as the Dodgers go for the sweep on Sunday in a nationally televised game on ESPN. Kyle Lohse (5-1, 2.70 ERA) starts for St. Louis.
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