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2 years 48 weeks ago

"When Frank McCourt took the Dodgers into bankruptcy last year, Plan A was to retain ownership of the team. Yet Plan B was just as important. If McCourt had to sell the Dodgers, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court would oversee the sale, not Major League Baseball.

John Moores might have liked court protection. Moores agreed three years ago to sell the San Diego Padres to a group led by Jeff Moorad, but major league owners subsequently balked at granting Moorad control of the team. Moorad essentially surrendered last week and Moores appears to have one choice: keep the Padres, or put them up for sale once again."

 

 

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2 years 48 weeks ago
"When Frank McCourt took the Dodgers into bankruptcy last year, Plan A was to retain ownership of the team. Yet Plan B was just as important. If McCourt had to sell the Dodgers, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court would oversee the sale, not Major League Baseball. John Moores might have liked court... Read more.
2 years 48 weeks ago
"For now anyway, the Dodgers aren't overly concerned about left-handed pitcher Ted Lilly missing his first official start because of the stiff neck that's sidelined him the last two days. But the longer the issue lingers the more the chances increase Lilly might not be ready to start the third... Read more.
2 years 48 weeks ago
"A somber Joba Chamberlain did not have much to say when he was wheeled out of St. Joseph's Hospital and into a waiting SUV shortly before noon yesterday, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi sounded confident a gruesome ankle injury would not keep Chamberlain out for the entire 2012 season. "I am... Read more.
2 years 48 weeks ago
"Rangers manager Ron Washington said RHP Neftali Feliz had no issues during his 43-pitch bullpen session Sunday morning. If he reports no residual soreness, he is expected to pitch on Tuesday against San Diego and would be on track to open the season in the starting rotation. Feliz left his start... Read more.
2 years 48 weeks ago
"Chase Utley isn't retiring, and he isn't planning to miss the season. There will be no surgery, no grand send-off, no final farewells. The reports of Utley's demise, he said, have been greatly exaggerated. The 33-year-old second baseman with two creaky knees and zero spring-training at-bats... Read more.
2 years 48 weeks ago
"The observation period is over. After watching Yu Darvish pitch five innings in a minor league intrasquad game Sunday morning - his fourth start of the spring - pitching coach Mike Maddux said he's now got enough of a feel for his new pitcher to make any necessary adjustments. "We got to see a... Read more.
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