Kershaw maintains uncanny stability

The Dodgers' young pitcher continues to improve at an unusually steady pace

Updated: July 9, 2010, 3:14 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- There was another masterpiece by Clayton Kershaw on Thursday night, this one carrying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a dramatic, 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs before 43,640 at Dodger Stadium. But mostly, there was another example of the young left-hander's maturation process, one that seems to be continual rather than the series of fits and starts that most young pitchers go through.

"He is always learning something," Dodgers manager Joe Torre said. "That is the best compliment ...

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