Kershaw strikes out nine in five-inning stint with Lookouts

photo Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw struck out nine in a rehab appearance for the Chattanooga Lookouts.

photo Clayton Kershaw (22) starts for the Chattanooga Lookouts Thursday against the Smokies.

photo A sellout crowd begins entering the gates at 6 p.m. to see Clayton Kershaw pitch for the Lookouts against the Smokies at AT&T Field.

A 29-pitch first inning kept Clayton Kershaw from being dominant Wednesday night at AT&T Field, but the two-time Cy Young Award winner for the Los Angeles Dodgers was pleased with his second rehab stint.