Clayton Kershaw flew to meet the Dodgers in Chicago on Monday after one rehab start for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga, and all signs point to go. He’s expected to start on Sunday against the Giants in San Francisco, manager Dave Roberts told reporters in Chicago on Wednesday, as shown on SportsNet LA.
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“It’s been two days now and I feel pretty good,” Kershaw said Tuesday, per Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register. “Had to deal with the flight too, which was a good test. I bounced back alright, which is what I was most nervous about.”
Kershaw was also pleased with his four-inning start for the Quakes, in which the lefty threw 59 pitches and gave up one run on a solo homer with seven strikeouts.
Roberts expects Kershaw to go five innings in his start on Sunday.
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