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Los Angeles Dodgers & Matt Kemp Announce 8 Year/$160 Million Extension + Analysis

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Earlier today, the Los Angeles Dodgers officially announced an 8 year extension with outfielder Matt Kemp for 160 million dollars. The contract had been announced by sources a few days ago, but wasn’t officially confirmed until now. I previously looked at the reported terms and came to the conclusion that it was a solid deal, if not a discount for ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Sign Mark Ellis To 2 Year/8.75 Million Dollar Contract + Analysis

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The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that they have signed free agent second baseman Mark Ellis to a 2 year/8.75 million dollar contract. Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times adds that the deal includes a 5.75 million dollar option for 2014 and 125,000 dollars per year in plate appearance based incentives. —– Mark Ellis split 2011 between the Rockies ... Read More »

Dominican Summer League Dodgers 2011 Season Review: Hitters

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Dominican Summer League Dodgers: Pitchers ===== Same awesome picture, this time with actual athletes! Today, I will continue the 2011 season reviews for the Dodgers minor league affiliates, now with the hitters of the Dominican Summer League Dodgers. — It’s worth noting that I’ll be picking the prospects for the 2012 Prospective Prospect Profiles list from these reviews, so it ... Read More »

If Joe Paterno Is A Scapegoat, He Brought It On Himself

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Joe Posnanski isn’t just a mainstream sportswriter that I enjoy reading, he’s without a doubt my favorite mainstream sportswriter. I enjoy almost everything he publishes, and even if I don’t fully agree with the stance he’s taking, I can appreciate his thought process (a rare quality in the mainstream media these days). Unfortunately, with his latest entry about Joe Paterno ... Read More »

A Wild Juan Rivera Gets Signed

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Ken Gurnick reports that the Dodgers and Juan Rivera have agreed on a one-year contract worth 4 million dollars that includes an option year. Jon Paul Morosi adds that the option year is a team option worth 4 million dollars with a $500k buyout and that there are $500k worth of incentives in both years. Dylan Hernandez had the initial ... Read More »

Sorting Through The Candidates For Owner Of The Los Angeles Dodgers

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As I covered yesterday, the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to be put up for auction in bankruptcy court, thus ending Frank McCourt‘s embarrassing reign as Dodgers owner. However, while we’re busy celebrating his demise, fans need to be aware of the next owner’s credentials, lest history repeat itself. For their part, Major League Baseball has committed to facilitating the ... Read More »