The Dodgers suffered many injuries throughout the season, one being starting pitcher Scott Kazmir. However, his injury came at the end of the season, meaning he helped lead the starting rotation when Clayton Kershaw went down.
On Sunday, Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweeted that Scott Kazmir would not be opting-out of his contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Scott Kazmir did not opt out of final 2 yrs/$32M on #Dodgers deal (deadline was yest). With bad fr agt SP mkt may draw trade interest
— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) November 7, 2016
During the 2016 season, Kazmir went 10-6 in 26 starts. He struck out 134, walked 52, and accumulated an ERA of 4.56.
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It is unclear whether or not the Dodgers will keep him or possibly trade him off. Since there aren’t many options in the free agent market this off-season, many teams might be interested in the veteran starter.
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