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Dodgers Extend Clayton Kershaw

dodgers_clayton_kershaw_2013 [1]The Los Angeles Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw have agreed on a seven-year, $215 million deal, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com.

Kershaw has an out clause after five years.

It is the richest deal in Major League Baseball history for a pitcher, eclipsing the seven-year, $180 million deal Detroit gave Justin Verlander last winter.

For more on this story visit: Ramona Shelburne, ESPNLosAngeles.com [2]