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Clayton Kershaw became fast friends with a young fan next to the Dodgers dugout

Clayton Kershaw didn't pitch during the Dodgers' 10-4 win over the Padres on Friday night. As such, he had a bit of downtime in the dugout. But how best to spend it? Carefully construct a tower of cups? Start flinging sunflower seeds at the nearest reporter? Scarf down as many hot dogs as humanly possible?

Luckily for his teammates (and his digestive system), Kershaw went with a different option: He found a young Dodgers fan sitting just next to L.A.'s dugout, and the two are now best friends:

Kershaw

It's times like these we really wish Vin Scully were still around to narrate.