(CBS) – The Los Angeles Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw have avoided salary arbitration and agreed to a two-year, $19 million contract on Tuesday.

The 2011 National League Cy Young winner requested $10 million per season from the Dodgers.

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Kershaw will receive a $500,000 signing bonus and salaries of $7.5 million this season and $11 million in 2013.

The 23-year-old went 21-5 last season, while earning $500,000.


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