It won’t be long before Clayton Kershaw becomes a free agent.
Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers are nearing an agreement on a one-year deal, according to MLB insider Ken Rosenthal. in dodger blue 16th season.
The 34-year-old lefty, who signed a one-year contract with LA last offseason, will play his ninth All-Star Game in 2022, going 12-3 with a 2.28 ERA and 137 strikeouts in 22 games. rice field.
Kershaw missed time with back and pelvic injuries, but when he was healthy he put in a clear performance.
In his only postseason start of 2022, Kershaw won Game 2 of the NLDS with no decision. He went five innings against the San Diego Padres, giving up three runs on six hits with six strikeouts.
Kershaw has a 197-87 record with the Dodgers since 2008, and has won three Cy Young Awards and the 2014 National League MVP.