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Greinke Consecutive Scoreless Inning Streak Ends

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Scoreless Inning Streaks By Dodgers Righthanded Trio Impressive

By John Ventola

The Los Angeles Dodgers have enjoyed the lefthanded servings of three outstanding pitchers since moving cross country from Brooklyn in 1958. Sandy Koufax, Fernando Valenzuela, and now Clayton Kershaw, have turned in multiple mound masterpieces, making the franchise one of major league baseball’s winningest teams. While stars in their own right (should that be left), they each had a one-time teammate that complemented them from the right-side, and posted unbelievable shutout-inning streaks, three of the six longest in major league history. Continue reading