Kershaw barely outduels Scherzer, Dodgers sweep Nats

Kershaw pitched six innings of five-hit ball to win an outstanding duel with Scherzer, and rookie Zach McKinstry drove in all three runs in the defending champion Dodgers’ 3-0 victory over the Washington Nationals.

California governor hints sports attendance could return at outdoor stadiums

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday the state is having "advanced conversations" with Major League Baseball and local health authorities around California, and he expressed confidence that if COVID-19 trends continue downward, fans will be back in the seats of outdoor stadiums when baseball season begins.