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Troncoso designated for Belisario, Lindblom competes for final spot, Hairston worries Mattingly

Ramon Troncoso was released by the Los Angeles Dodgers to make room for Ronald Belisario, who has to serve his suspension while on the 40-man roster. The Dodgers are off on Thursday, but they did make one roster move. Ronald Belisario, who was on the restricted list all of last season, was reinstated, and to make room on the 40-man ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers ownership bidders want the parking lots, according to Forbes

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Mike Ozanian of Forbes brings the potentially awesome news that the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership bidders want the parking lots as part of the deal. The five remaining groups bidding for Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers want the roughly 130 acres of land Dodger Stadium’s parking lots sit on to be included with their current offers for the team. ... Read More »

Comment Of The Day: The Dodgers Had A Far Better Roster Than The Diamondbacks

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Decided to start this “feature” because sometimes I do unfortunately stumble into the comment sections at mainstream media sports sites and it’s truly amazing what I find there. You can say it’s picking low hanging fruit, and it is, but I don’t give a shit because it’s hilarious to me. Anyway, today’s gem, which you can see above, comes to ... Read More »

Stanley Gold/Disney Family has been put back into the bidding process, but does it matter?

The Los Angeles Dodgers bidding group of Stanley Gold/Disney Family has been reinstated by the MLB. Stanley Gold and the family of the late Roy Disney were reinstated to the Dodgers bidding on Monday, leaving five parties in contention to buy the team. The decision was disclosed by two people familiar with the sale process but not authorized to comment. ... Read More »

Patrick Soon Shiong Joins Steven Cohen, Tony La Russa Is Scary, A Favorite Emerges

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The richest man in Los Angeles, Patrick Soon Shiong, has joined up with Steven Cohen‘s Los Angeles Dodgers ownership group. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the richest man in Los Angeles, has joined the Dodgers bid group led by hedge-fund billionaire Steven Cohen. The alliance is the strongest indication yet of Cohen’s intention to present outgoing owner Frank McCourt with a final bid ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Notes: 9 Players Cut + Josh Fields Going To Make The Team

The Los Angeles Dodgers made their first cuts of Spring Training today (pretty sure it’s the first), as the team sent down nine players. Chris Withrow, Scott Van Slyke, Alex Castellanos, John Wall, Stephen Fife, Michael Antonini, and Alfredo Silverio were optioned to minor league camp, while Russ Mitchell and Shane Lindsay, both non-roster invitees to camp, were reassigned to ... Read More »

Stanley Gold & Disney Family group out as well, reducing remaining bidders to four

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that the Stanley Gold/Disney Family ownership group is out of the Los Angeles Dodgers bidding process, reducing the remaining bidders to four. Major League Baseball is expected to reject two bid groups — one led by Shamrock Holdings chief Stanley Gold and the family of the late Roy Disney, the other led ... Read More »

Leo Hindery out of Los Angeles Dodgers ownership bidding process, according to Forbes

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After yesterday’s news that Alan Casden was out of the ownership bidding war, Mike Ozanian of Forbes revealed that Leo Hindery was eliminated as well. A person familiar with the meetings held today between the seven groups remaining in the bidding for Frank McCourt’s Dodgers and Major League Baseball said the league’s owners were impressed with offers from the following ... Read More »

Alan Casden is out, but Steven Cohen, Stan Kroenke, and Magic Johnson lead the way

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Alan Casden will not be the next owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as he had his ownership bid rejected by Major League Baseball. Casden, a Beverly Hills real estate developer, was not invited to Monday’s meetings between Dodgers bidders and two committees of major league owners. The six bidding groups at the meetings: hedge-fund billionaire Steven Cohen and longtime ... Read More »

Kenley Jansen has heart palpitations but cleared by doctors to resume activity

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Scary stuff. Dodgers reliever Kenley Jansen received medical clearance to resume all baseball activity Friday after suffering a recurrence of heart palpitations Thursday night. Jansen was seen by Dr. John Monroe Friday morning and rejoined the club during workouts to play catch. “It was just going fast, it wasn’t irregular,” Jansen said after joining teammates for the end of workouts. ... Read More »