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Kershaw headed to DL after leaving with back injury

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is headed to the disabled list after his latest back injury.

The All-Star left his start against the Atlanta Braves after two innings on Sunday because of right low back tightness.

Manager Dave Roberts said Kershaw felt something on his last warm-up pitch going into the second inning.

"Just felt a little something in my back that wasn't normal," a subdued Kershaw said.

After a couple of practice pitches in front of a team trainer, Kershaw resumed facing Tyler Flowers with two outs and walked him. He struck out Matt Adams to end the inning and headed into the clubhouse.

"He couldn't get extended. The aggression...

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