3 years 22 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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3 years 22 weeks ago
"Dustin McGowan's return to the Blue Jays' starting rotation took another hit Sunday after he injured his right foot while pitching in a minor-league game. McGowan, who missed two full seasons with multiple shoulder injuries and made his first big-league start in more than three years last... Read more.
3 years 22 weeks ago
"The end of spring training can't come fast enough for some. Add Bobby Jenks to the police blotter. The Boston Red Sox reliever was arrested for DUI, destruction of personal property and leaving the scene of an accident early Friday morning in Fort Myers, Fla. "We're aware of it and are still... Read more.
3 years 22 weeks ago
"David Wright's Grapefruit League debut moved closer into view Thursday, when the Mets third baseman took batting practice for the first time in weeks. The Mets are hopeful Wright, who has been sidelined with soreness in his left rib cage, can begin playing by early next week, giving him at least... Read more.
3 years 22 weeks ago
"The Rangers are treating RHP Neftali Feliz's shoulder stiffness as just typical spring-time aches and pains and manager Ron Washington said it's possible he could still take his next scheduled turn in the starting rotation on Monday. Feliz is scheduled to play long-toss catch today rather than... Read more.
3 years 22 weeks ago
"Placido Polanco stepped to the plate and swung the bat Thursday for the first time since spraining his left ring finger last Saturday, and while he admitted there was still a bit of soreness, he could be back in the lineup within the next few days. "I'm really close," Polanco said. "I was able... Read more.
3 years 22 weeks ago
"Tampa Bay Rays minor-leaguer Matt Bush was arrested Thursday, accused of hitting a motorcyclist with his SUV while driving drunk and then fleeing the scene. Bush, whose once-promising career peaked with his selection by the San Diego Padres as the top pick of the 2004 baseball draft, hit the... Read more.
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