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The Dodgers are the favorite to win the Zack Greinke sweepstakes, according to Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald.
According to an industry insider, the Dodgers are the favorites to wind up with top free agent starter Zack Greinke, with the Angels and Rangers on the outside looking in. And no starting pitcher on the market is going to be complaining by the end of the hot stove season.
Furthermore, “rival GMs” are telling ESPN‘s Buster Olney that if the Dodgers want him, they’ll get him.
The Rangers want Zack Greinke and are willing to be aggressive. The Angels want to keep Greinke. But ultimately, rival GMs predict, if the Dodgers intend to sign Greinke, they will get him. L.A. is also bidding for Hiroki Kuroda, whom they know well from his previous time with the team. “Cost is no object for them,” said a GM. “They are playing a different game than the rest of us right now.”
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Right handed pitcher Zack Greinke could be considered the top free agent starter this off season, and both the Angels and Rangers are expected to bid against each other to land him, but according to Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald, the Dodgers are viewed as the favorites to land Greinke.
Earlier this month, we learned that the Angels' top priority this offseason is to...
The Los Angeles Dodgers are the favorites to sign free agent
starting pitcher Zack Greinke, according to an industry insider, while the Los
Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers are “on the outside looking in,” reports
Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald.
According to an industry insider, the Dodgers are the favorites
to wind up with top free agent starter Zack ...
It had been assumed that Hiroki Kuroda would either re-sign with the New York Yankees or return to Japan. That may not be the case. According to ESPN Los Angeles the pitcher has informed his friends that he would prefer to pitch in Southern California. This would enable him to be closer to his two daughters, who are attending elementary school.
This news would seemingly make the...
There has been a “good-sized market” for free agent corner
infielder Kevin Youkilis so far this offseason, according to his agent, and the
teams that have checked in on the slugger include the Philadelphia Phillies,
Los Angeles Dodgers and Cleveland Indians, reports Nick Cafardo of the Boston
Good-sized market so far for Youkilis, at both third and
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The Story: An "industry source" claims the Dodgers are the clear frontrunners for Zack Greinke.
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Ichiro Suzuki and Hiroki Kuroda announced that they will not play for Japan in the World Baseball Classic next spring. Both players are free agents who concluded the 2012 season with the New York Yankees. Suzuki, 39, helped Japan win the first two WBC titles, in 2006 and 2009. Kuroda did not appear in either tournament. "I appreciate being asked to play for Japan again...
The 2012 season should have been a great season for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
They had Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw on the opening day roster. In mid-July, they traded for Hanley Ramirez and at the trade deadline, added Shane Victorino to the squad. If that team wasn’t elite enough, they traded for Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and Carl Crawford in August.