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Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw pulled from playoff start after allowing 6 runs in 1st inning

LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw's Saturday start against the division-rival Arizona Diamondbacks lasted eight batters and less than one inning. By the time he exited, with a 6-0 deficit and only one out recorded in Game 1 of the National League Division Series, most of the fans had yet to settle into their seats at Dodger Stadium.

The Los Angeles Dodgers went into the postseason knowing Kershaw would be limited by the tender shoulder that ailed him down the stretch -- but they expected him to be effective.

Instead, he recorded one of the worst starts in postseason history.