Clayton Kershaw (LA Dodgers),바카라사이트 who showed extraordinary enthusiasm, failed to participate in the World Baseball Classic (WBC).
Major U.S. media outlets such as ESPN and USA Today reported on the 18th (Korean time) that Kershaw’s participation in the WBC was blocked by the opposition of the insurance company.
This year, the U.S. baseball team formed a ‘dream team’ centered on Mike Trout (LA Angels).
Kershaw was scheduled to compete in the WBC as part of the national team roster. For Kershaw, it was his first international appearance since his 2008 major league debut. He had no small expectations of himself.
But he was blocked by an unexpected wall. Major league insurance, which is given to high-income earners, is a hindrance.
Kershaw’s annual salary this year is $20 million. The existing insurance company said it would not pay if he was injured at the WBC.
WBC participating players must purchase injury insurance. The new insurer did not agree to a contract with Kershaw, and
Kershaw expressed deep despair, saying, “I’m so disappointed. I’m 100 percent healthy now. There’s nothing wrong with it.”
He continued, “Why do you stop players who want to play in the WBC?
Kershaw has been the face and ace of the Dodgers since joining the Dodgers in 2006. He contemplated returning to his hometown Texas Rangers this winter, but in the end, he remains a Dodgers one-club man. He had an impressive performance last year with a 12-3 record with a 2.28 earned run average, but injuries prevented him from appearing in only 22 games. The Dodgers advanced to the postseason with 116 wins in the regular season last year, but were eliminated in the Division Series in vain by the San Diego Padres.