The Los Angeles Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw have agreed a three-year contract extension which will keep the star pitcher with the club through the 2021 season, the club reported Friday. Kershaw’s future with the Dodgers had been the subject of intense speculation, with the 30-year-old lefty able
Clayton Kershaw is staying with the Los Angeles Dodgers, agreeing to a $93 million, three-year contract that avoids free agency. The agreement was reached Friday, just before the deadline for Kershaw to opt out of his previous deal, a $215 million, seven-year contract that had two seasons remaining
Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers want some more time to consider their possible future together. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner and the team agreed to extend the deadline on his opt-out decision by 40 hours until 1 p.m. PDT Friday. The team made the announcement a couple hours before
MLB hot stove: Should Clayton Kershaw opt out? Dodgers agree with ace to extend deadline for decision
Los Angeles Dodgers franchise lefty Clayton Kershaw originally had a 11:59 p.m. ET deadline Wednesday to decide whether he’d exercise the opt-out in his contract and become a free agent. One alternative would be to pass on the opt-out and to remain under the two years and $65 million or so left on
A three-time Cy Young Award winner and the 2014 National League MVP, Kershaw is considered the greatest pitcher of his generation and a future Hall of Famer despite a spotty postseason history. His 2.39 career regular-season ERA is the lowest by a starting pitcher in the live ball era (1920-present).
It has been two days since Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers fell to the Red Sox in the 2018 World Series. The Dodgers have now lost back-to-back World Series and Kershaw has allowed 16 runs in 26 2/3 career innings in the Fall Classic. Not great. Offseason deadlines come quickly, so although the World