Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Kershaw (12-4, 1.69 ERA) will be pitching on three days’ rest, but has pitched only six times after suffering a herniated disc in his back in late June.He weathered a tough Game 1 on Friday in which he threw 101 pitches over five innings. He was spotted a 4-0 lead but surrendered three earned runs and eights hits with seven strikeouts.Kershaw has started three NLDS games on short rest in each of the past three postseasons. He has gone 19 innings — at least six frames each start — and given up six runs (four earned) with 23 strikeouts.The Dodgers won two of those three starts, including Game 4 last year in New York.If the Dodgers win today, Game 5 will be at 2 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1) at Nationals Park. The Dodgers could go with Urias or rely on left-hander Rich Hill on three days’ rest. Hill couldn’t make it out of the fifth inning of Game 2 on Saturday, allowing four earned runs and six hits in a 5-2 loss in which the Dodgers stranded 12 runners. The Dodgers will send ace Clayton Kershaw to the mound for Game 4 of the National League Division Series on Tuesday in an effort to prolong their postseason against the Washington Nationals.The Dodgers, down 2-1 in the best-of-five series, were deciding between their star left-hander and Julio Urias, their 20-year-old southpaw prospect.The Nationals are countering with rookie right-hander Joe Ross (7-5, 3.43 ERA), which would save ace Max Scherzer in case of a Game 5 in Washington.Game 4 starts at 2 p.m. (Fox Sports 1) at Dodger Stadium.