Tag Archives: Los Angeles Dodgers

Josh Macciello’s ownership bid for the Los Angeles Dodgers gaining fan support

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In addition to agreeing with me on the level of want on Jared Kushner as owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Mike Petriello‘s article included an interesting link regarding Josh Macciello‘s ownership bid. Sources close to the deal confirm that the bid he laid out recently is about $2.2 billion for the Dodgers and the stadium. Macciello would only confirm ... Read More »

Patrick Soon Shiong to be involved in ownership bid, money could make or break groups

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times writes that Patrick Soon Shiong, long speculated to eventually attach himself to an ownership group, will indeed be involved in the process. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who could sway the balance of financial power in the Dodgers’ ownership derby, will “absolutely participate” in a bid for the team, his representative said Tuesday. Soon-Shiong, the ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Agree With Clayton Kershaw On A 2-Year/$19 Million Contract

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The official Twitter account of the Los Angeles Dodgers just announced that the team has signed Clayton Kershaw to a two-year contract, thus avoiding arbitration. Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports the deal is for 19 million dollars. Here’s the breakdown: Kershaw will receive a $500k signing bonus, $7.5 million salary in 2012, $11 million salary in 2013. ... Read More »

Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is a finalist in the Dodgers ownership bidding

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times recently revealed that Donald Trump‘s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is in the running for ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jared Kushner, born into a prominent New York real estate family and son-in-law of Donald Trump, has emerged as a candidate in the bidding for the Dodgers. The Kushner bid is one of at ... Read More »

Current (Russ Mitchell) & Former (Blake DeWitt) Dodgers Designated For Assignment

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After the surprise signing of Todd Coffey, the Los Angeles Dodgers had a decision to make in regards to the 40-man roster, and Ken Gurnick reports that the Dodgers decided to designate Russ Mitchell for assignment. —– In other news, Blake DeWitt was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs, and while he hardly set the world on fire (or ... Read More »

Dodgers Never Made A Formal Offer To Hiroki Kuroda, So Is He Still A Ho?

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While I defended Hiroki Kuroda‘s choice to sign with the New York Yankees even if it was simply a financial decision (much like Jon Weisman and Mike Petriello did), his detractors look even stupider today after it was revealed that he wasn’t even given an offer by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hiroki Kuroda confirmed what Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti ... Read More »

Ogden Raptors 2011 Season Review: Hitters

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Dominican Summer League Dodgers: Pitchers Dominican Summer League Dodgers: Hitters Arizona League Dodgers: Pitchers Arizona League Dodgers: Hitters Ogden Raptors: Pitchers ===== Continuing my off-season recap of the Los Angeles Dodgers minor league affiliates, I will be moving on to the hitters of the Ogden Raptors. —– I’ll be picking the prospects for the 2012 Prospective Prospect Profiles list from ... Read More »

Around The Web: Matt Kemp’s Contract, 2011 Pitcher Duels, And Minor League Rankings

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MSTI: Mike Petriello asks how good Matt Kemp‘s contract looks in light of other long term deals. Pretty awesome, I’d say. Grantland: Bill James goes through the best pitcher duels of 2011 and the Dodgers land on the list 10 times. 3. July 20, 2011, Dodgers at San Francisco, Clayton Kershaw against Tim Lincecum 5. September 9, 2011, Dodgers in ... Read More »

Ogden Raptors 2011 Season Review: Pitchers

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Dominican Summer League Dodgers: Pitchers Dominican Summer League Dodgers: Hitters Arizona League Dodgers: Pitchers Arizona League Dodgers: Hitters ===== Besides the fact that Raptors actually had feathers, is it just me or is the logo creepy as hell? Anyway, I’ll continue my off-season recap of the Los Angeles Dodgers minor league affiliates today, moving on to the pitchers of the ... Read More »

Bankruptcy Court Reveals Extent Of Dodgers Debt + How Frank McCourt Still Plans To Profit

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Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports that the Dodgers filed a reorganization plan in bankruptcy court that shows the club near $600 million in debt. The Dodgers filed their reorganization plan with a federal bankruptcy court in Delaware on Friday, which will bring the club out of Chapter 11 protection through a sale of the team by April 30. … The ... Read More »

Dodgers Avoid Arbitration With Andre Ethier & James Loney + Prince Fielder & Resources

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The Los Angeles Dodgers avoided arbitration with Andre Ethier and James Loney on Tuesday, signing both to one-year deals worth $10.95 million plus performance bonuses and $6.375 million plus performance bonuses, respectively. MLB Trade Rumors projected Ethier to clock in at $10.7 million and Loney at $6.5 million, making their knowledge of the process disturbingly accurate. — Considering that Ethier ... Read More »