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The Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have finalized their deal that shifted the monetary power in Major League Baseball to the Dodgers last August.
The Red Sox will send a total of $11.7 million to the Dodgers in three annual payments of $3.9 million over the course of the next three years as a finalization o0f the deal that sent Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto to the Dodgers for James Loney, Allen Webster, Rubby de la Rosa, Ivan DeJesus, Jr. and Jerry Sands,
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Yes, this is the final installment of the 2012 Season Review for the Dodgers, and if you want to catch up on the others, then you can check out this tag here.
Otherwise, in the tables listed below, I have calculated the WAR (along with its components), value, and surplus value of every player on the Dodgers payroll in 2012.
It’s not meant to be taken literally (“A.J. Ellis is...
On this episode of "Dugout Blues," Jared Massey (L.A. Dugout) and I talk about the biggest Dodger news of the offseason -- the Zack Greinke signing. We're both in agreement on this deal and think it's going to be a great thing for the Dodgers.
We talk about the Hyun-Jin Ryu signing, which came in at the last minute. We also answer a couple of reader questions...
Boston’s acquisition of Victorino is the team’s biggest move thus far (Getty/ Dunn)
As winter meetings rolled around, the Boston Red Sox were busy making good on GM Ben Cherington’s pledge to spend money this offseason. The club, fresh off a last-place finish and a 69-93 record, is in desperate need of an overhaul. Or to put it more accurately, it needs to complete the...
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday acquired infielderoutfielder Skip Schumaker from St. Louis in exchange for minor league infielder Jake Lemmerman. General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement.
The eight-year Major League veteran had spent his entire career with the Cardinals, compiling a .288 batting average with 23 home runs and 211 RBI in 810 big league games...
The World Series will run through Los Angeles this season, if we’re to believe the Las Vegas odds.
Bovada.lv has updated its World Series odds, and both the Dodgers and Angels have jumped to the top of the list. The Hollywood inhabitants are spending like drunken sailors this offseason, with the two teams inking arguably the two best free agents on the market.
The Dodgers made...
On Thursday the Red Sox introduced their newest outfielder, the speedy Shane Victorino.
Though some have criticized Victorino for his declining offense, his bat from far the only thing he brings to the field. The Hawaiian may not quite have the power to qualify as a five-tool player, but Victorino can impact the game in many ways, whether it be in the batter’s box, in the outfield...
While we wait to hear what's going on with the Mike Napoli deal is, the Boston Red Sox finalized their three-year deal with Shane Victorino on Thursday.
Here's the release from the Red Sox:
The Boston Red Sox today signed two-time All-Star and three-time Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner Shane Victorino to a three-year contract through the 2015 season. The outfielder...
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms with right-hander Ryan Dempster on a two-year contract worth 26.5 million, two people familiar with the negotiations said Thursday.
Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington would not comment on Dempster at a news conference to announce the signing of outfielder Shane Victorino. "We're engaged with a pitcher. That'...
The Dodgers have acquired utility man Skip Schumaker in exchange for minor league infielder Jake Lemmerman.
As I write this, the weather in Los Angeles is a comfortable, sunny 70 degrees. Inside Dodger Stadium however, they have turned up the heat. The Dodgers’ signing of Zack Greinke is only the latest in a series of blockbuster moves the team has made since Magic Johnson and some of his very [...]
The Los Angeles Angels and the Los Angeles Dodgers have ruled the roost this offseason. The best available free agent players, Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke, have both been spoken for and it’s official - they love L.A..
There has been a seismic shift in the baseball landscape and the more Bud Selig screams parity, the less of it there seems to be.
Meanwhile, all we can do here...
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After adding outfielders Jonny Gomes and Shane Victorino, catcher David Ross, reliever Koji Uehara, and (possibly) 1B Mike Napoli, the Red Sox turned their attention to the starting pitching market and made their splash on Wednesday, signing RHP Ryan Dempster to a 2-year, $26.5 million deal. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports was the first to report the deal, after [...]