Dodgers: Matt Kemp’s contract details
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The two-year deal Matt Kemp recently signed with the Dodgers could be worth as much as $11.25 million.
Kemp is slated to earn $4 million this year and $6.95 million next season. His 2011 base salary can increase by as much as $300,000 if he hits certain benchmarks for plate appearances in 2010.
If Kemp makes 600 plate appearances this year, he would increase his salary next year by $50,000. If he makes 650, he would earn another $100,000, and if he makes 675, yet another $150,000.
Kemp made 667 plate appearances in 2009.
-- Dylan Hernandez