|February 7, 2012 – National League Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers agreed Tuesday on a two-year, $19 million contract to avoid salary arbitration.
A 2011 All-Star, Kershaw won the National League’s Triple Crown for pitching: leading the league with 21 wins (tied), a 2.28 ERA and 248 strikeouts. Koufax (1963, 1965 and 1966) and Dazzy Vance (1924) are the only other Dodgers pitchers to win the Triple Crown. Kershaw also was among league leaders in opponents batting average, innings pitched, complete games, shutouts and WHIP.
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