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 »

Emo Dylan Hernandez Is Emo

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Why does Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times look so emo in his Twitter profile picture? In fact, he’s so emo that he brought this emo mess on himself. Masochist, if you ask me. Anyway, I investigated the root cause of his emo nature, but I’ve only come up with three reasons thus far. I leave the rest to ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Notes: Players Signed, Jared Kushner Out, Team Overvalued

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Jared Kushner has withdrawn from the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership sweepstakes, leaving seven candidates left. Kushner, the owner and publisher of the New York Observer and son-in-law of Donald Trump, submitted a bid with a financial structure Major League Baseball declined to approve, according to a person familiar with the sale process but not authorized to discuss it. Kushner was ... Read More »

Excited Spring Training Post

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*Overly Dramatic Introduction* *Observation From Game Prone To Selection Bias* *Absurd Reaction To Game Observation* *Irresponsible Usage Of Data From Miniscule Sample Size* *Fallacy Ridden Conclusion* —– Notes *Former Team Great Says Something To Current Young Player* *Current Young Player Says He Is Happy* *Player Quote About Being In Great Shape* *Player Quote About Wanting To Win* Read More »

And then there were eight…after there were seven…or something

Two individuals who were previously ousted from the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership bidding process have joined forces and entered the fray yet again. Memphis Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley and Los Angeles investor Tony Ressler have joined forces and re-entered the bidding for the Dodgers, a person familiar with the sale process said Monday. Ressler, a minority investor in the Milwaukee ... Read More »

Alfredo Silverio drives off a cliff or something & Angelo Songco has a rod inserted in his leg

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I wish I was joking. Dodgers outfielder Alfredo Silverio, who is in camp but has not participated in any Spring Training drills, will be sidelined indefinitely with aftereffects from a January auto accident in his native Dominican Republic. The most serious of his injuries is a concussion, which still has him woozy. He also suffered bruises to his neck, elbow ... Read More »

A.J. Ellis Should Bat At Top Of Dodgers Order, Despite Opinions Of Ken Gurnick & A.J. Ellis

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Ken Gurnick of MLB.com wrote what was essentially a rebuttal to Mike Petriello‘s article about batting A.J. Ellis second in the order. Catcher A.J. Ellis is aware of the Internet chatter suggesting he might make the best No. 2 hitter in the Dodgers’ batting order, but he thinks he’s a better fit at No. 8, which is where he’s expected ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Notes: March 2nd, 2012

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed two players from their open tryouts, Blake Johnson and Brandon Mims. The Dodgers signed right-hander Blake Johnson and middle infielder Brandon Mims out of Thursday’s tryout camp at Camelback Ranch-Glendale. Johnson, 26, was a second-round Draft pick of the Dodgers in 2004, and he pitched three seasons in the organization before being traded to ... Read More »