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Making Moves: Busy week of 2 trades, 8 signings, 4 releases, 1 outfield exchange, 1 promotion

The Dodgers acquired Marlins righty Ricky Nolasco and international bonus pool money in exchange for Steven Ames, Josh Wall, Angel Sanchez, and cash. Chad had this to say about it: After an extended rumored pursuit of the right-handed starter, the Dodgers landed Ricky Nolasco from the Marlins in a trade for prospects RHP Steven Ames, RHP Josh Wall, and RHP ... Read More »

Rumor Mill: Zack Greinke & Hiroki Kuroda front-runners + Kevin Youkilis & Kyuji Fujikawa interest

The Dodgers are the favorite to win the Zack Greinke sweepstakes, according to Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald. According to an industry insider, the Dodgers are the favorites to wind up with top free agent starter Zack Greinke, with the Angels and Rangers on the outside looking in. And no starting pitcher on the market is going to be ... Read More »

The Myth Of The Unlimited Payroll

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I’ve already been wrong before about the Dodgers ownership and their willingness to spend. I figured they would be willing to open up the checkbook, but assumed they would stop short of the luxury tax, much like the Yankees have tried to do in recent years. Instead? They have blown that limit away and now project to enter 2013 with ... Read More »

Dodgers TV Rights Could Climb To $8.5 Billion, But Payroll Still Needs To Be Managed

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The most talked about news of late regarding the Dodgers is Ed Desser of The Hollywood Reporter estimating that the Dodgers television rights deal could be worth anywhere from $4.5 billion to $8.5 billion depending on the route ownership chooses to go. Sign a Rights Deal Most Major League Baseball teams license about 150 regular-season games a year for regional ... 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 »

Is Criticism Of Hiroki Kuroda Actually Happening?

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Is this real life? I honestly didn’t know this was a thing outside of a few Twitter re-tweets from Tony Jackson of ESPN Los Angeles. As usual, Jon Weisman from Dodger Thoughts was on point talking about Los Angeles Dodgers fans criticizing Hiroki Kuroda for his decision to sign with the New York Yankees. This is a pretty bizarre loyalty ... 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 »