Los Angeles Dodgers owner Magic Johnson wants to build a dynasty like the New York Yankees but divulged Thursday they won't be trying to steal the Yankees' biggest star to help make it happen: free agent second baseman Robinson Cano.
"I can't talk about the other guy'' Johnson said "but you already know that guy in New York is going to be paid. Not by us. But he's going to get paid.''
The Dodgers who have a National League record $234 million payroll instead will focus their attention on re-signing ace Clayton Kershaw who started Game 1 of their National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves.
When asked that Kershaw's price tag may only rise with a fabulous postseason Johnson laughed and said: "We're not worried about that. We already know we've got to give him a lot of money. What's a few more zeroes. I mean really?''
The Dodgers still have not provided manager Don Mattingly a contract extension but Johnson said he has been pleased with Mattingly's performance and s...