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Clayton Kershaw scratched from NLCS Game 2; Tony Gonsolin set to start

Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday morning that Clayton Kershaw has been from his start in Game 2 of the NLCS with back spasms, and that Tony Gonsolin will take his place.

Dodgers scratch Clayton Kershaw from tonight's start because of back spasms. Tony Gonsolin will start.

— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) October 13, 2020

Kershaw is a future Hall of Famer and one of the greatest pitchers of his generation, so it’s obviously bad for the Dodgers and the sport to see him scratched.