Early into last year’s off-season, the Dodgers quieted any speculation that Clayton Kershaw might leave for another team when they came to an agreement on a three year, $93 million deal with the future hall of famer.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw reached an agreement on a contract extension today that will keep the seven-time All-Star with the club through 2021.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) November 2, 2018
Considering Kershaw’s history with the team, the deal was not much of a surprise.
When his career is all said and done, the left-handed pitcher will go down as one of the greatest to ever wear Dodger blue. Yet, despite all that he’s meant to the Dodgers in the past, some still questioned whether or not the front office made the right decision in bringing him back at such a steep price.
As difficult as it is to admit, Kershaw’s still an effective pitcher, but he’s simply not as dominant as he used to be.
Just one year into his contract, some fans are starting to wonder if his deal is reminiscent of the final deal of one of…