Author Archives: Chad Moriyama

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Joe Torre & Developer Rick Caruso To Bid On Los Angeles Dodgers

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Joe Torre, former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees, resigned as executive vice president for baseball operations of Major League Baseball in order to submit a bid on the Dodgers with Los Angeles based developer Rick Caruso. Torre will join prominent Los Angeles shopping center developer Rick Caruso, the president and CEO of Caruso Affiliated. A ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers 2011 Off-Season Consisted Of Matt Kemp And A Bunch Of Crap

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I realize this is hardly the most original topic in the world, especially considering I’ve recapped every move along the way, but seeing it spelled out for me struck a chord. 21. Los Angeles Dodgers Los Angeles had to make a decision on Matt Kemp, and after trade rumors surrounding the should-have-been-MVP, it signed him to an eight-year, $160 million ... Read More »

Around The Web: Steven Cohen, International Spending, And A New Dodgers Blog

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Los Angeles Times: Steven Cohen is quickly becoming a player in the Dodgers ownership sweepstakes. Steven Cohen, a billionaire eight times over, is bidding for the Dodgers in a process tilted toward the high bidder. Money? Awesome. Wait… Two former SAC fund managers have pleaded guilty to insider trading as part of a wide-ranging federal investigation in which the company’s ... Read More »

Around The Web: Minor Moves, The Hit-And-Run, And Overvaluing Prospects

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MLB Trade Rumors: Reliever John Grabow signed with the Dodgers on a minor league deal. Story was broken by John Scanlan of…Twitter. Oh hells yeah. MLB: Dodgers will invite 15 players to a developmental mini-camp at Dodger Stadium in January. Pitchers (8): Steven Ames, Michael Antonini, Rubby De La Rosa, Stephen Fife, Shawn Tolleson, Josh Wall, Allen Webster and Chris ... Read More »

Around The Web: Bunting For Hits & Dee, Bonds Sentenced, Homegrown Dodgers, And Yoenis Cespedes

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The Book: John Dewan and bunting for a hit. It’s an awesome study and relevant to a player like Dee Gordon. CBS Sports: Thanks to Kevin Malone, Paul DePodesta, and Ned Colletti for getting the Dodgers roster to the point where doing almost nothing but re-signing homegrown players since their reigns began would have resulted in the team from the ... Read More »

Around The Web: Spring Training Invites, Mattingly’s Managing, And McCourt Staying

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MLB: List of players who will attend Spring Training with the Dodgers. — Beyond The Box Score: Don Mattingly is indeed quite the traditional manager. — MSTI: Mike Petriello addresses the elephant in the room: Frank McCourt remaining as owner. Los Angeles Times: Bill Shaikin explains why that wouldn’t be in Frank McCourt’s best interest. However, who knows with him. Read More »

Why Does Yu Darvish Make People Lazy?

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As you probably already know by now, bidding on Yu Darvish ended just recently after the star right-hander was posted by the Nippon Ham Fighters a few days ago. I mention this because earlier today on Twitter I made a few statements about Yu Darvish and Asian players that generated some interesting discussion and I wanted to clarify my point. ... Read More »