Clayton Kershaw signs 1-year deal to return to Dodgers

 Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after giving up a home run to Manny Machado #13 of the San Diego Padres in the first inning in game two of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after giving up a home run to Manny Machado #13 of the San Diego Padres in the first inning in game two of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Photo credit Harry How/Getty Images

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Clayton Kershaw will be back on the mound for the Dodgers next year, with the team announcing today it has signed the three-time Cy Young Award winner to a one-year contract worth $20 million.

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Kershaw, 34, had a 12-3 record during the 2022 season. He's a nine- time all star and won National League MVP honors in 2014.

He's the team's all-time strikeout leader, currently at 2,807.

In a brief video posted by the team on social media, Kershaw said, "I'm excited to be a Dodger again. Can't wait to get back out there. See you guys soon and have a Merry Christmas."

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