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The Dodgers, in the midst of a difficult transition period and sale, may have trouble getting approval to sign a big-ticket free agent. That doesn’t mean they can’t affect change in the free agent market place. As the team engages their 27-year-old once-maligned center fielder in extension discus...
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The Los Angeles Dodgers and Matt Kemp are in serious discussions that could land the 27-year-old outfielder $160 million over eight years, sources told FOXSports.com.
It would rank as the seventh-largest contract in baseball history.
Kemp's sixth season in the majors was his best. He hit .324 with 39 home runs, 126 RBIs and 40 stolen bases in 2011. His .586 slugging percentage...
Dodgers owner Frank McCourt (left) and Matt Kemp attend the opening of a new little league field in Compton, CA. Kemp remained silent about reports he was ready to sign an 8 year, $160 million deal with the team.
Frank McCourt may have been a terrible owner but he is turning into quite the apologist. Ever since he lost his battle with Bud Selig to retain control of the Dodgers, McCourt...
Hooray! The Dodgers are going to sign superstar Matt Kemp to an eight-year, $160 million contract extension!!!
Booo! The Dodgers just gave middle-aged infielder Mark Ellis a two-year deal worth around $9 million!!!
Oh, you silly Dodgers, your decision making is so befuddling paradoxical. How can one team be so smart and yet so stupid at the same time. I mean that literally...
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) -- Matt Kemp says he wants to remain with the Los Angeles Dodgers but no deal has been reached amid reports that he's close to signing an eight-year, $160 million contract.
Kemp, Dodgers On Verge Of Eight-Year Extension (MLBTR)
Twitter scuttlebutt is that Matt Kemp and Frank McCourt are supposed to attend a 1 p.m. youth field dedication today. Announcement forthcoming?
Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols are the top prizes in this current group of MLB free agents, and both would fit nicely at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. But the power hitting first basemen will come at an extremely high price, possibly in the seven years, 200 million-range.
While either would be a tremendous offensive upgrade, Rangers president and CEO Nolan Ryan said Thursday...
In an offseason that has already featured a facepalming general manager search and is not going to feature Prince Fielder, Albert Pujols, C.J. Wilson, or any one of relevance, the Baltimore Orioles introduced their new uniforms and reintroduced the cartoon bird, kind of like a “we’re sorry” for what has, and is going to, happen in these next three months.
At 9:30 this AM...
News and rumors from MLB's GM/owners meetings at the Pfister Hotel.
It’s been a quiet day on the hot stove, but here’s the latest buzz from around MLB:
Buster Olney of ESPN says it’s unlikely the Angels will be in play for either Prince Fielder or Albert Pujols.
Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says Mike Matheny is the favorite to succeed Tony La Russa as manager of the Cardinals.
Former Met coach Sandy Alomar Jr. is among the...
Scott Boras is already making his case for Prince Fielder over Albert Pujols.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Scott Boras is already making his case for Prince Fielder over Albert Pujols.
MILWAUKEE - Scott Boras is already making his case for Prince Fielder over Albert Pujols.
As baseball's general...
Brewers owner Mark Attanasio, general manager Doug Melvin and assistant GM Gord Ash met with agent Scott Boras, who represents free agent Prince Fielder, amid growing indications that the Brewers were preparing to move on to Mat Gamel at first base.