DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: HOCKEY | BASKETBALL
Refresh  
  Page last updated on Tue Feb 28 11:51:59 EST 2017
TOP NEWS
KERSHAW AGREES WITH DODGERS FOR $19 MILLION
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 11:38 AM EST

Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander and reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw concluded to arrangement on a $19 million, 2 year deal, avoiding an arbitration hearing that had been planned for February 14.

Kershaw was in his 1st winter of settlement eligibility, meaning he will possess another winter of suitability, following the 2013 season, before he potentially becomes suitable for free agency after 2014. He will obtain a $7.5 million income in 2012, with $2 million of that deferred to January 2013, and $11 million in 2013, and an additional $500,000 signing bonus that successfully puts his 2012 figure at $8 million — well below the midpoint ($8.25 million) between the arbitration data filed last month by Kershaw ($10 million) and the franchise($6.5 million). Odds

“I’m in no way had concerns regarding the business side of baseball,” Kershaw said. “It is not for us to stress about. We’re just supposed to play. But, at the same time, to prevent settlement and just be done with it all is wonderful. Obviously the contract’s a huge blessing, and the family and I are truly excited about it.”

Dodger’s CEONed Colletti credited Alex Tamin, the club’s newly hired administrator of contracts, analysis and operations who was handing all the team’s arbitration situations for the first time, with coming up with a offer that was fair to both sides.

“It was a full-length process, and it took awhile,” Colletti recounted. “We had 1 year discussions, two-year discussions and 4-year talks. There were a lot of distinct things in play all the time. Alex did a great job of managing it and keeping it level and giving us an opportunity at a multiyear contract that offers Clayton and his folks some security. And for us, you know what you’re going to be paying (for 2 years).”

Said Kershaw of the agreement: “There were a couple other choices (in terms of years), but we felt like this was the very best for both parts.”

The contract mirrors that of San Francisco’s Tim Lincecum, who in his 1st time fit for arbitration 2 years ago agreed to a $23 million, 2-year agreement. Scores

Kershaw, who will turn 24 in the spring training, received just $500,000 in 2011, when he went 21-5 and won the pitching version of the Triple Crown by leading the National League with a 2.28 ERA and 248 strikeouts and tying for the league lead in wins. He additionally made the NL All-Star team for the 1st time.

The Dodgers at first drafted Kershaw in the 1st round (seventh overall) out of Highland Park High School in Dallas in 2006. He was in the major leagues less than 2 years later.

“He obviously was one of our own since the starting, “Colletti announced.”We observed him fully developed and get better and more refined as someone who had plus, plus ability and required the experience to match it. He is a student of the game. He learns what he should do, and then he will execute it in the midst of a game. That is the sign of the greatest.”


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
BASKETBALL 2/7/2017 - 3/6/2017
HOCKEY 2/7/2017 - 3/6/2017
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Golden State Warriors
2
Maryland
3
Purdue
4
Nashville Predators
5
Boston Bruins
02/27/2017
WTA - Acapulco, MexicoFLIPKENS, K vs. ZARAZUA, R4:15 PM PST
WTA - Acapulco, MexicoPAQUET, C vs. TSURENKO, L4:30 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoROBERT, S vs. GOFFIN, D5:20 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoESCOBEDO, E vs. KOZLOV, S5:30 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoTHOMPSON, J vs. LOPEZ, F8:00 PM PST
02/28/2017
ATP - Dubai, UAEMURRAY, A vs. JAZIRI, M07:00 AM PST
WTA - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, DoublesNOORDIN J / ROMPIES J vs. MERTENS E / SOYLU I07:15 AM PST
ATP - Sao Paulo, BrazilDUTRA SILVA, R vs. GIANNESSI, A07:30 AM PST
ATP - Dubai, UAEBERDYCH, T vs. ROSOL, L08:20 AM PST
ATP - Sao Paulo, BrazilCECCHINATO, M vs. FOGNINI, F08:50 AM PST
International - EurocupZENIT ST PETERSBURG at BC LOKOMOTIV KUBAN09:00 AM PST
International - Champions LeagueAS MONACO at AEK ATHENS09:30 AM PST
International - Champions LeagueIBEROSTAR TENERIFE at PAOK THESSALONIKI09:30 AM PST
International - EurocupHERBALIFE GRAN CANARIA at HAPOEL JERUSALEM10:15 AM PST
International - Champions LeagueBANVIT BANDIRMA at EWE BASKETS OLDENBURG11:00 AM PST
International - EurocupUNICAJA MALAGA at FC BAYERN MUNCHEN11:00 AM PST
International - EurocupBC KHIMKI MOSCOW at VALENCIA BASKET11:45 AM PST
ATP - Sao Paulo, BrazilSANTILLAN, A vs. RUUD, C12:00 PM PST
ATP - Sao Paulo, BrazilBERLOCQ, C vs. MONTEIRO, T-M1:30 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoTOMIC, B vs. YOUNG, D2:00 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoDOLGOPOLOV, A vs. CILIC, M2:00 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoLORENZI, P vs. LU, YEN-H2:00 PM PST
WTA - Acapulco, MexicoSCHIAVONE, F vs. PUIG, M2:00 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoEDMUND, K vs. QUERREY, S3:20 PM PST
WTA - Acapulco, MexicoBOUCHARD, E vs. TOMLJANOVIC, A3:20 PM PST
WTA - Acapulco, Mexico DoublesCEPEDE ROYG V / DUQUE-MARINO M vs. CAKO J / GEUER N3:20 PM PST
ATP - Sao Paulo, BrazilBELLUCCI, T vs. SCHWARTZMAN, D-S3:30 PM PST
NBAGolden State Warriors at Washington Wizards4:00 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoDJOKOVIC, N vs. KLIZAN, M4:00 PM PST
NBAPortland Trail Blazers at Detroit Pistons4:30 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, Mexico DoublesISNER J / LOPEZ F vs. LORENZI P / TOMIC B4:35 PM PST
WTA - Acapulco, MexicoLUCIC-BARONI, M vs. BENCIC, B4:35 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoSELA, D vs. KYRGIOS, N4:40 PM PST
NBAUtah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder5:00 PM PST
NBADenver Nuggets at Chicago Bulls5:00 PM PST
NBAPhoenix Suns at Memphis Grizzlies5:00 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoZVEREV, M vs. NADAL, R5:20 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoTHIEM, D vs. SIMON, G5:50 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, Mexico DoublesMURRAY J / SOARES B vs. CILIC M / MEKTIC N5:55 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoSOCK, J vs. NISHIOKA, Y6:00 PM PST
NBACharlotte Hornets at Los Angeles Lakers7:30 PM PST
ATP - Acapulco, MexicoDEL POTRO, J vs. TIAFOE, F8:00 PM PST
03/01/2017
NBANew York Knicks at Orlando Magic4:00 PM PST
NBAWashington Wizards at Toronto Raptors4:30 PM PST
NBADallas Mavericks at Atlanta Hawks4:30 PM PST
NBAPhiladelphia 76ers at Miami Heat4:30 PM PST
NBADenver Nuggets at Milwaukee Bucks5:00 PM PST
NBACleveland Cavaliers at Boston Celtics5:00 PM PST
NBADetroit Pistons at New Orleans Pelicans5:00 PM PST
NBAIndiana Pacers at San Antonio Spurs5:30 PM PST
NBAMinnesota Timberwolves at Utah Jazz6:00 PM PST
NBABrooklyn Nets at Sacramento Kings7:30 PM PST
NBAHouston Rockets at Los Angeles Clippers7:30 PM PST

x