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The Dodgers are entering expensive territory with some of their arbitration eligible players. Before, guys like Matt Kemp, Clayton Kershaw and James Loney were making peanuts. Now, they're going to break the bank -- well, at least Kemp and Kershaw will.The Dodgers have seven arbitration eligible players. Their 2011 base salaries are included.Fourth-timersAndre Ethier, $9.25MMatt Kemp, $7.1M*Third-timersJames Loney, $4.875MHong-Chih Kuo, $2.725MSecond-timersDana Eveland, $500,000 (estimated)Tony Gwynn, $675,000Clayton Kershaw, $500,000First-timersNone*-Included here despite avoiding arbitration last year.Ethier: The Dodgers certainly aren't going to non-tender Ethier, but the salary he earns in 2012 will be a substantial amount. If he had continued to perform at his career clip, he could be looking at a $12 or $13 million payday. Instead, he struggled mightily -- especially in the power department -- and that might actually help the Dodgers in terms of salary (but not ...
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