The Dodgers made a mistake.
A $315 million mistake, to be exact.
The seven-year contract given to Clayton Kershaw will haunt the L.A. Dodgers for years to come.
The deal makes Kershaw, the best pitcher in the game, the game’s first $30 million player.
And all it will take is just one pitch to ruin it all.
One pitch, one twinge in that arm that delivers blazing fastballs and knee-buckling curves, and it’s over.
That’s all it takes.
That’s something the Dodgers will have to consider for the next seven years.
To his credit, Kershaw said he’s excited to be a Dodger for years to come.
I’ll bet he’ll be excited to be cashing those checks for years to come.
Here’s Kershaw talking about the deal:
– Rick Green