Clayton Kershaw

2m

Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers is one of the best pitchers in baseball, and if it seems like he doesn't lose often -- it's because he doesn't.

6m

2014 record: 94-68, 1st place in NL West

Manager: Don Mattingly, 5th season

Estimated 2015 payroll: $264 million

7m

Though Max Scherzer's contract includes a signing bonus and deferred money, the final total counting against the Nats' payroll comes in at seven years and $210 million.

7m

The Washington Nationals shocked everybody in signing Max Scherzer to a free agent contract late Sunday night, but that was before the financial details even came out.

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