Kershaw still finding his stride

Updated: March 13, 2010, 12:56 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Clayton Kershaw's first two appearances of the spring haven't been blemish-free. But for a guy who won't turn 22 for another week and on whose shoulders the weight of an entire starting staff might ultimately rest, he has looked good enough.

That trend continued Friday, when the promising left-hander started and threw three shutout innings in a 3-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds before 7,213 at the ballpark.

Kershaw retired the first five batters, then ran into ...

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