Andre Ethier and the Dodgers reached an agreement on a 1-year contract for $10.95 million. The contract includes an additional $25,000 if he reaches 600 plate appearances and another $25,000 if he reaches 625 plate appearances. Ethier earned $9.25 million dollars in 2011.
First baseman James Loney and the Dodgers reached an agreement on a 1-year contract for $6.375 million dollars with a $25,000 bonus if he reaches 585 plate appearances, a $50,000 bonus if he reaches 625 plate appearances and a final $50,000 if he reaches 650 plate appearances. Loney earned $4.875 million dollars in 2011.
Clayton Kershaw is also eligible for salary arbitration and submitted a request for a $10 million dollar salary in 2012. The Dodgers countered his offer with an offer of $6.5 million. Kershaw, the 2011 NL Cy Young Award winner, earned $500,000 in 2011.
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