LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Dodgers roll, Colon makes Twins debut


LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Dodgers roll, Colon makes Twins debut
  1. LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Dodgers roll, Colon makes Twins debut
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    A look at what's happening all around the majors Tuesday: ___ DAZZLING DODGERS Clayton Kershaw pitches for the first time since the All-Star break, trying extend a couple of big winning streaks for…
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A look at what's happening all around the majors Tuesday:

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DAZZLING DODGERS

Clayton Kershaw pitches for the first time since the All-Star break, trying extend a couple of big winning streaks for the Dodgers. LA has the best record in the big leagues and will go for its 10th straight victory when it visits the Chicago White Sox. Kershaw tops the majors with a 14-2 record — the NL West leaders have won the lefty's last 13 starts. Kershaw has never faced the White Sox on the road.

WELCOME BACK

Bartolo Colon makes his debut with Minnesota, joining his 10th major league team. He'll start for the contending Twins against the Yankees at Target Field.

The burly 44-year-old was released two weeks ago by Atlanta after 13 starts and an unsightly 8.14 ERA. He had a rocky start last week with Triple-A Rochester, giving up four runs in 3 2/3 innings, but the Twins have struggled badly to fill the fifth spot in the rotation. Colon will be the 11th pitcher to start a game for them this season. He made his big league debut in 1997, when 60-year-old Twins manager Paul Molitor was still playing.

MARTE RETURNS

Outfielder Starling Marte rejoins the Pirates after serving an 80-game suspension. A two-time Gold Glove winner in left field, he returns to play vs. Milwaukee at PNC Park. Marte began the year in centre field — without him, Andrew McCutchen moved back to his original spot. Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle intends to keep McCutchen in …

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