Tag Archives: Clayton Kershaw

Los Angeles Dodgers Agree With Clayton Kershaw On A 2-Year/$19 Million Contract

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The official Twitter account of the Los Angeles Dodgers just announced that the team has signed Clayton Kershaw to a two-year contract, thus avoiding arbitration. Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports the deal is for 19 million dollars. Here’s the breakdown: Kershaw will receive a $500k signing bonus, $7.5 million salary in 2012, $11 million salary in 2013. ... Read More »

Around The Web: Matt Kemp’s Contract, 2011 Pitcher Duels, And Minor League Rankings

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MSTI: Mike Petriello asks how good Matt Kemp‘s contract looks in light of other long term deals. Pretty awesome, I’d say. Grantland: Bill James goes through the best pitcher duels of 2011 and the Dodgers land on the list 10 times. 3. July 20, 2011, Dodgers at San Francisco, Clayton Kershaw against Tim Lincecum 5. September 9, 2011, Dodgers in ... Read More »

Dodgers Avoid Arbitration With Andre Ethier & James Loney + Prince Fielder & Resources

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The Los Angeles Dodgers avoided arbitration with Andre Ethier and James Loney on Tuesday, signing both to one-year deals worth $10.95 million plus performance bonuses and $6.375 million plus performance bonuses, respectively. MLB Trade Rumors projected Ethier to clock in at $10.7 million and Loney at $6.5 million, making their knowledge of the process disturbingly accurate. — Considering that Ethier ... Read More »

Around The Web: New Owner Candidates + How Power Ages + Draconian MLB

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Los Angeles Dodgers: Reliever Blake Hawksworth had surgery on Wednesday to remove bone spurs and scar tissue. Probably going to be a bit late to Spring Training. Los Angeles Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw was named the 2011 Sportsman Of The Year by the Los Angeles Sports Council. Well deserved. —– Los Angeles Times: Tom Barrack‘s interest in purchasing the Dodgers confirmed. ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Tender To Kershaw, Ethier, and Loney But Not Kuo

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On December 12th, the Los Angeles Dodgers tendered contracts to a trio of arbitration eligible players: Clayton Kershaw, Andre Ethier, and James Loney. However, they elected to not tender a contract to Hong Chih Kuo. The other two arbitration eligible players, Matt Kemp and Tony Gwynn Jr., were signed to extensions earlier. —– According to MLB Trade Rumors, the projected ... Read More »

Around The Web: Off-season Plan, Frank McCourt & Awards

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MSTI: Mike Petriello puts together an off-season plan for the 2012 Dodgers. Personally, I don’t even think I’m attempting it this year. — Dodger Thoughts: Jon Weisman recaps the history of early worries regarding the ownership of Frank McCourt. Dodger Thoughts: A checklist for the new owner? Sounds good. — MLB: Alfredo Silverio and Scott Van Slyke were added to ... Read More »

2011 Los Angeles Dodgers Season Review: Starting Pitchers

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Clayton Kershaw Was there anyone else to begin this review with? Just 23-years-old and consistently underrated and overlooked by the mainstream media entering 2011, Clayton Kershaw silenced all of his remaining critics with one of the best seasons for a pitcher in recent memory, Dodger or otherwise. Consistent from start to finish, Clayton improved in every respect from his fantastic ... Read More »

Around The Web: Logan White Interview, NL West All-Stars, And Ned Colletti’s 2012

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MLB: The Pirates have hired Dodgers assistant trainer Todd Tomczyk to be their head trainer, which still leaves the Dodgers stuck with Stan “He Looks Fine To Me” Conte. MLB: Doug Mientkiewicz will be back with the Dodgers as an instructor. I have no real thoughts on this, because I don’t know anything about his coaching ability, and I don’t ... Read More »

Around The Web: Lee & Gould Best In MWL + Webster Best In CAL + 2007 Prospects Review

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Baseball America: Jim Callis ranked the top 20 prospects in the Midwest League and two Dodgers found homes, Zach Lee (#7) and Garrett Gould (#17). Baseball America: Jim Callis ranked the top 20 prospects in the California League and Allen Webster clocked in at #8. - Minor League Ball: Reviewing the top hitting prospects from 2007. Andy LaRoche (#5), James ... Read More »

Around The Web: MLB Tells Frank McCourt To GTFO

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Los Angeles Times: Major League Baseball has now basically told Frank McCourt to get the fuck out. Major League Baseball on Friday asked a federal bankruptcy judge to order the sale of the Dodgers, arguing in court papers that Frank McCourt’s plan to retain ownership of the team is “dead on arrival.” Honestly, his entire ownership was. In a statement, ... Read More »