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Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is teetering in on a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Matt Kemp working on a 8-year $160 million dollar extension that would keep the popular center fielder with the Dodgers into the next decade.
The scary reality is a lot of the Dodgers long term investments have turned into a bust, however the MVP-caliber year of Kemp, on the cusp of his prime will hopefully keep its momentum as the Dodgers need a rebound year and look to get a new owner.
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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 discussions, they might be preparing do just that. Will the rumored numbers that will keep...
Kemp and Dodgers reportedly are close to finalizing an eight-year, $160 million deal that would be largest in team history and seventh-largest in baseball history.
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...
With news breaking today that Matt Kemp is close to signing an eight year, $160 million dollar deal with the Dodgers, one has to wonder what impact that will have, if any, on the Jose Reyes market?
It’s possible that the two may not end up correlating, but it’s rare that long-term, big dollar contracts get looked at in a vacuum by Major League front offices. Executives are prone...
It looks like the Dodgers are about to make Matt Kemp a very rich man.
Matt Kemp is on the verge of signing a long-term deal with the Dodgers that would be the largest contract in team history. Multiple reports have pegged the deal at eight years and $160 million.
The Dodgers are scheduled to unveil a new Dream Field this afternoon in Compton and Kemp, who was not originally scheduled...
The Los Angeles Dodgers are close to securing their star and face of the franchise for the foreseeable future. Free agent outfielder Matt Kemp and the Dodgers are close to an 8-year, $160 million contract according to multiple sources, including Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal: Kemp is a front runner for the NL MVP award after a career [...]
The Los Angeles Dodgers are opening the pocket book, even though their owner situation is up in the air. Many didn’t expect them to be a presence in the free agent market.
To begin their free agent frenzy, they’ve made a real splash…
The team signed him to a 2 year, $8.75MM deal. Ellis will be the starting second baseman; he played last year with Oakland and...
Most Valuable Player candidate Matt Kemp and the Los Angeles Dodgers are on the verge of agreeing to a new eight-year, $160 million contract, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney on Monday.
Working over the weekend, representatives from MLB and the MLBPA appear to have bridged the most difficult aspect of their labor negotiations – a system to allow for draft-related issues.
According to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com, a deal could come as early as today or Monday.
While the current labor agreement is set to expire on Dec 11, there is pressure to reach a deal in...
A source has told Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Marlins have offered Jose Reyes a six years, $90 million deal. However, according to Rosenthal, “the offer was not tempting enough for Reyes to accept immediately. But it was only a first offer.”
One source who has spoken with Reyes, according to Rosenthal, says Jose is intrigued not only by playing in Miami but also by playing...
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Agent Paul Kinzer confirmed to reporters today that Aramis Ramirez won’t re-sign with the Cubs. Here are the details plus more notes from the exchange (all links go to Twitter):
Kinzer says Ramirez won’t be re-signing in Chicago. “That ship has sailed,” he said, according to MLB.com’s Carrie Muskat.
Ramirez is looking for a four-year deal or a three-year deal with...