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MLB Trade Rumors:
The Dodgers are nearing a deal with Juan Rivera and have drawn interest from a high-profile potential buyer. Here are more notes from the division...
Dodgers owner Frank McCourt will get at least $1 billion if he agrees to sell the team, according to Jon Heyman of SI.com (on Twitter). Dodger Stadium and its surrounding parking lots will likely be included in any sale.
Aaron Cook can see himself returning to Colorado under the right circumstances and Rockies GM Dan O'Dowd has some interest in bringing the right-hander back, according to Jim Armstrong of the Denver Post. The Rockies declined an $11MM option for Cook yesterday, paying a $500K buyout instead.
Padres GM Josh Byrnes told reporters, including Tom Krasovic of MLB.com, that he'll be happy if Heath Bell accepts arbitration and prepared in case the Type A reliever declines.
The Diamondbacks value Aaron Hill at about $4MM, according to ESPN.com's Buster Olney (on Twitter). They had an $8MM option for t...
BEST OF MAXIM
The long, painful nightmare that was the McCourt Era in LA will soon be coming to an end, with the news that the embattled owner has agreed to finally put the team up for sale.
Court documents show Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt must pay his former wife, Jamie, $131 million by the end of April as part of their divorce settlement.
The terms of the binding settlement were filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday. If he comes up with the money before April 30, 2012, $1 million per month will be shaved from his tab.
Frank McCourt and Major...
Very cool news from the Bryan Stow website today.
The 42-year old paramedic and father of three, who is in a Northern California rehabilitation center still recovering from the vicious attack he suffered at the hands of two LA gang bangers at Dodger Stadium on Mar. 31, wrote his name for the first time since the incident sparked outrage across the baseball world.
“[It] speaks volumes...
Per Bill Shaikin on Twitter. It's hard, now, to come up with the right words to express what this means to me, but it's a happy day, tempered with the knowledge that once I was pleased to see Fox sell, too. It's every bit as important that the next owner of the Dodgers be fiscally sound and competitively minded.
Hallelujah and amen.
Update: Here's the longer-form...
It's a rare day you'll hear me agree with almost any elected official, but it's hard to dispute LA County Supervisor Mike Antonovich:
"Frank McCourt's pathetic legacy from shirking responsibility in the Bryan Stow beating case was further soiled by the inference that Bryan had culpability in his own severe beating," he said.
"As a Dodger fan and an...
LOS ANGELES -- Frank McCourt has agreed to sell the Los Angeles Dodgers, surrendering the team he fought to retain for two years and in two courts.
Embattled owner Frank McCourt has finally relented and agreed to sell the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Dodgers headed to bankruptcy court auction
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt must pay his former wife and ex-team CEO Jamie McCourt $131 million by the end of April as part of their divorce settlement, according to a binding settlement filed Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Maybe a "For Sale" sign should be erected outside Dodger Stadium.Team, ballpark, land and television rights available. Price: $1 billion and up.The process of finding a new owner for the Los Angeles Dodgers began early Wednesday when current boss Frank McCourt and Major League Baseball released ...