LEADING OFF: Kershaw faces Brewers; M’s await injury reports


FILE - In this May 17, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw works against the San Francisco Giants during a baseball game in San Francisco. Kershaw (7-2) starts Friday's series opener for the Dodgers against Milwaukee, where he is 4-0 with a 1.41 ERA in five starts. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

FILE - In this May 17, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw works against the San Francisco Giants during a baseball game in San Francisco. Kershaw (7-2) starts Friday's series opener for the Dodgers against Milwaukee, where he is 4-0 with a 1.41 ERA in five starts. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)


Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, right, watches as a trainer talks with Nelson Cruz (23) after Cruz was hit on the top of his left hand with a pitch from Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland during the third inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Seattle. Cruz remained in the game but was replaced with pinch-hitter Boog Powell in the fifth inning. The Rockies won 6-3. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)


Seattle Mariners' Jean Segura, third from left, is helped off the field by trainer Rob Nodine, left, and first base coach Casey Candaele, right, after suffering an injury sliding into second base in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Seattle. Segura was out on the play and left the game. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)


A look at what’s happening all around the majors today:

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DIGGIN’ BREW TOWN

Clayton Kershaw (7-2) starts Friday’s series opener for the Los Angeles Dodgers against Milwaukee, where he is 4-0 with a 1.41 ERA in five starts. Jimmy Nelson, who starts for the Brewers, struck out 10 against Arizona in his last start.

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HOPEFUL NEWS

The Seattle Mariners will be hoping for good news on Friday with the injuries suffered by designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura. Segura suffered a right ankle injury Thursday and Cruz was hit by a pitch on the top of his left hand. Both players ended up leaving Seattle’s 6-3 loss to Colorado and were undergoing tests to determine the severity. The Mariners are expected to have updates on both players on Friday. Seattle has nine players on the 10- or 60-day disabled list.

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YOU AGAIN

Cleveland’s Josh Tomlin, who starts the opener of a three-game series in Kansas City, is 1-0 with a 1.13 ERA in two starts against the Royals this season and has a 10-4 record against them in 19 starts.

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ON THE REBOUND

Boston’s Rick Porcello and Alec Asher attempt to get back into a groove when the Red Sox face the Orioles in an AL East matchup. Porcello (3-6, 4.21 ERA) will be looking to regain his 2016 Cy Young Award form after giving up 11 hits in each of his last two outings. Hit hard by Houston on Sunday in his first start with Baltimore, Asher (1-3, 3.77 ERA) gets a second chance to prove he’s worthy of replacing struggling Ubaldo Jimenez in the rotation.

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BIG SUPPORT

Jose Urena (3-2) is scheduled to start Friday for the Miami Marlins against Patrick Corbin (4-5) and the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Marlins have scored 20 runs in Urena’s past two starts, and he won both.

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FILE – In this May 17, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw works against the San Francisco Giants during a baseball game in San Francisco. Kershaw (7-2) starts Friday’s series opener for the Dodgers against Milwaukee, where he is 4-0 with a 1.41 ERA in five starts. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_116895316-c1c0e290018a46cb913d5024b237c56d.jpgFILE – In this May 17, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw works against the San Francisco Giants during a baseball game in San Francisco. Kershaw (7-2) starts Friday’s series opener for the Dodgers against Milwaukee, where he is 4-0 with a 1.41 ERA in five starts. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, right, watches as a trainer talks with Nelson Cruz (23) after Cruz was hit on the top of his left hand with a pitch from Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland during the third inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Seattle. Cruz remained in the game but was replaced with pinch-hitter Boog Powell in the fifth inning. The Rockies won 6-3. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_116895316-e9deca25660747abad25c23004f4de53.jpgSeattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, right, watches as a trainer talks with Nelson Cruz (23) after Cruz was hit on the top of his left hand with a pitch from Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland during the third inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Seattle. Cruz remained in the game but was replaced with pinch-hitter Boog Powell in the fifth inning. The Rockies won 6-3. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seattle Mariners’ Jean Segura, third from left, is helped off the field by trainer Rob Nodine, left, and first base coach Casey Candaele, right, after suffering an injury sliding into second base in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Seattle. Segura was out on the play and left the game. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_116895316-031f08ef5fd1451399997bde5deeed75.jpgSeattle Mariners’ Jean Segura, third from left, is helped off the field by trainer Rob Nodine, left, and first base coach Casey Candaele, right, after suffering an injury sliding into second base in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Seattle. Segura was out on the play and left the game. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)