7:49pm: Kershaw's salary will be somewhat backloaded, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports on Twitter. The big lefty will earn $22MM in 2014, $18MM of which is a signing bonus and only $4MM of which is in salary. His salary then tracks as follows: $30MM (2015), $32MM (2016), $33MM (2017), $33MM (2018), $32MM (2019), and $33MM (2020). In short, the opt-out decision facing Kershaw after the 2018 season will be a two-year, $65MM proposition. If he leaves that money on the table, the deal would end up paying him $150MM over five years, a straight $30MM AAV. 4:09pm: The Dodgers have...

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