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Clayton Kershaw wasn't happy with early hook, but teammates picked him up

Thursday was the shortest outing of the season for Kershaw.

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It's no secret that Clayton Kershaw is grumpy on days that he toes the rubber. Combine the lefty's competitive nature with a quick departure from the game and there was bound to be an issue between Kershaw and manager Don Mattingly. The huffing and puffing ended up not mattering as the Dodgers scored six runs in the inning and most importantly won the game.

The wild fifth inning started here...

...but got so much better here...

....and then was the best with hugs from Justin Ruggiano.