Dodgers vs. Marlins: Clayton Kershaw, Brian Wilson combine for 6-0 victory

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Kershaw continues to add to a season that could result in a Cy Young Award.

Clayton Kershaw struck out six and allowed just five hits during eight shutout innings on Thursday, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-0 win over the Miami Marlins.

True Blue LA with more on Kershaw's gem

This is the third straight outing in which Kershaw (13-7, 1.72 ERA) has pitched eight innings, and the fifth time in six games he has accomplished the feat. In the past 10 games, the southpaw has not allowed more than three runs while pitching at least six innings in each outing. Kershaw needed 103 pitches on Thursday to get through eight innings, while also going 1-for-4 at the plate and knocking in a run in his own support.

Veteran closer Brian Wilson finished out the day, allowing a hit and striking out two in one inning of relief work. It was the first action for Wilson since undergoing Tommy John surgery in April 2012 and signing a one-year deal with the Dodgers in July.

Outfielder Carl Crawford added two RBI while going 1-for-5 on the day, with Yasiel Puig also sending a run home with a 1-for-3 outing of his own. Adrian Gonzalez also added two hits in five plate appearances, while Skip Schumaker and A.J. Ellis each notched an RBI on the day.

More from SB Nation MLB:

David Ortiz comes to A-Rod's defense

Watch Ichiro collect his 4,000th hit

Neyer: The meaning of Ichiro's 4,000 hits

MLB, NPB mull changes to posting system

Pirates "have some interest" in Justin Morneau

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.