LOS ANGELES – Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed on a three-year extension that will keep the largest fireplace in its generation in the free trade market.
The deal pays a 30-year left-handed $ 93 million, a source said on ESPN on Friday, and includes incentives based on workload and performance. Kershaw is said to receive $ 4 million a year on bonuses based on the starting $ 4 million in $ 1 million and other incentives.
Enlargement replaces two-year and $ 65 million in the seven-year $ 215 million extension that Kershaw signed in January 2014.
Kershaw originally faced a Wednesday deadline to choose his contract, but the two sides agreed to return it on Friday afternoon. At a press conference on Thursday, chairman of baseball operations Andrew Friedman rated the negotiations as "always pleasant".
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The new store Kershawn has a somewhat smaller annual average value than the old one ($ 31 million instead of $ 32.5 million), but it is still a year ahead and gives you the opportunity to look more. During the Dodgers, they are able to keep the biggest fireplace in the franchise history without having to die deeply in Kershaw's 30s.
He returns to a Dodgers shooting that looks deep in the mix: Walker Buehler, Rich Hill, Alex Wood, Kenta Maeda, Ross Stripling and possibly Julio Urias. Hyun-Jin Ryu is entitled to a free agency as well as Manny Machado and Catcher Yasmani Grand.
Kershawn has three Cy Young awards and one MVP and has traveled seven trips to the All-Star Game for the first 11 seasons.
Few of the history was even better in the era when pitching dominated the championship. Only 13 pitchers consisted of at least 2000 innings and sports lower career ERA than Kershaw at 2.39. There was no place in either of the 1927s. Of the last 30 of the current rankings, he was only in 1930.
But this is the seasonal courage that has made the performance of the overall seasons season so disappointing.
Kershaw has compiled a 4.32 ERA in 152 career stretches, a size of a material sample being maddeningly high and low. The difference between Kershaw's regular season ERA and the season-long ERA is the second highest in the minimum of 50 postsynin innings, Boston Red Sox Swordsman Tim Wakefield.
Last was the beginning of Dodgers' last game in the 2018 season when he set four series in seven lines and Red Sox's price was set in the World Series 5 game. Kershaw's speedboat was averaged at 90km / h this Sunday night, a snapshot of the downturn with excessive workload and three consecutive seasons and back injuries.
But in 2018, Kershaw still had 2.73 ERAs and 1.04 WHIPs in a regular season of 161.1 / 3 and is still one of Dodgers' most important members.
Earlier this week, he asked about Kershaw's value, Friedman said, "It has had an impact on the organization as our success, not just on the field, but from the point of view of culture to lifting young pitchers and working ethics as a driving force."