Los Angeles Times: And then there were eleven.
The lineup of Dodgers bidders, as of Wednesday:
Magic Johnson/Stan Kasten: Could soon be joined by richest man in L.A., Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.
Rick Caruso/Joe Torre: Not out of the running in the Soon-Shiong sweepstakes.
Steven Cohen/Arn Tellem: Cohen about to invest $20 million in Mets, able to spend 75-100 times as much on Dodgers.
Stan Kroenke: Owner of NFL’s St. Louis Rams could move L.A.’s football team back home.
Peter O’Malley: Former Dodgers owner backed by South Korean conglomerate E-Land.
Tony Ressler: Minority owner of Brewers has discussed partnership with O’Malley.
Leo Hindery/Tom Barrack: New York media executive has teamed with L.A. real estate investor and sportsman.
Stanley Gold/Disney family: That’s the family of the late Roy Disney, Walt’s nephew.
Jared Kushner: Publisher of New York Observer, son-in-law of Donald Trump.
Michael Heisley: Owner of NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies hired Jerry West to run his team.
Alan Casden: USC Board of Trustees includes Dodgers bidders Casden, Caruso, Gold.
Gonna get interesting now.
Los Angeles Times: If you noticed Michael Heisley as a name that had previously gone unmentioned, you’re correct. It was just revealed today that he was involved in the ownership bidding.
Feelin’ Kinda Blue: Profile/interview with Jon Weisman.
FanGraphs: An interview with Logan White.
He talks about analyzing pitchers biomechanically, drafting Clayton Kershaw, missing on Ethan Martin (he disagrees), and finding gems in Allen Webster and Nate Eovaldi.
The Hardball Times: PITCHf/x player cards. Amazing.
FanGraphs: An interview with Brian Peterson, the sports psychologist for the Detroit Tigers.