Clayton Kershaw's agent was at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, but a new deal between the Dodgers and their ace didn't appear imminent.
By L.A. TIMES FS West
Clayton Kershaw's agent was at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, but a new deal between the Dodgers and their ace didn't appear imminent, according to people familiar with the situation who weren't authorized to speak on the matter.
Kershaw's representatives were known to be discussing a contract extension with the Dodgers in the days leading up to Opening Day.
Kershaw's agent, Casey Close, was also at Dodger Stadium on Monday. Close met Tuesday with another of his clients,
The market for high-end starters is as healthy as it has ever been, judging by the deals recently signed by Greinke (six years, $147 million), Felix Hernandez (seven years, $175 million) and Justin Verlander (seven years, $180 million).
Kershaw is under contract for $11 million and will be eligible for salary arbitration in 2014. He can become a free agent after the 2014 season.