Found June 15, 2013 on Fox Sports:
First, Felix Hernandez. Then Justin Verlander. And soon, Clayton Kershaw. The Dodgers have made progress on a seven-year extension for Kershaw, and the dollar amount will be above the $180 million the Tigers awarded Verlander, according to major-league sources. Kershaw, 25, would warrant a richer deal than Verlander, 30, and Hernandez, 27, because he is younger than both of those pitchers, sources said. The two sides discussed a variety of proposals earlier in the negotiations -- including 10 years, $250 million and 12 years, $300 million, sources said. The deal currently under discussion is more in line with the current market -- and would make Kershaw a free agent again at 32 if it did not include options. Kershaw currently is in the second year of a two-year, $19 million contract. Kershaw, who turned 25 on March 19, was the National League Cy Young award winner in 2011. He has a 5-4 record and 1.84 ERA on the season. He was 66-41 with a 2.71 ERA lifetime.

Clayton Kershaw upset over report of contract talks

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher, Clayton Kershaw is upset that talks of his contract extension were leaked, according to the LA Times. It was reported by Ken Rosenthal of FOXSPORTS that Kershaw and the Dodgers were “making progress” on a seven-year extension that would be the most lucrative deal ever given to a pitcher. The contract would be worth more than $180 million...

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Clayton Kershaw upset with Dodgers over contract talks leak

The Los Angeles Dodgers are currently working toward making 25-year-old ace Clayton Kershaw a very rich man, but the left-hander would prefer if we didn’t know anything about it. On Sunday, Ken Rosenthal of reported that the Dodgers have made progress on a seven-year extension for Kershaw worth roughly $180 million, which would make [...]

Clayton Kershaw not happy about contract talks being made public

Clayton Kershaw is the last of the big-name young pitchers to receive a huge contract extension.  But his is coming, don't worry.  Unfortunately for Kershaw, the negotiations have been leaked to the public and he's not happy about it.  Kershaw blames the Dodgers' front office, so this development could make further negotiations a bit more tense. According to Ken...

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