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Clayton Kershaw contract looks good after Max Scherzer's deal
Clayton Kershaw contract looks good after Max Scherzer's deal

How’s that Clayton Kershaw contract looking now? You know, the record seven-year deal for $220 million he signed a year ago. No pitcher ever has signed for more. Despite the local love for Kershaw, some thought it a tad excessive. Only now comes word Max Scherzer has signed a seven-year contract for $210 million with the Nationals. And that makes Kershaw’s contract look like a very good deal. I won’t say bargain, because it’s kinda tough to be a $220-million bargain, but a very good deal. Which in no way is meant to disparage Scherzer, who clearly is one of baseball’s best starting pitchers. It’s just that it’s simple to argue Kershaw is the...

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