3 years 8 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 10 weeks ago
"Tim Hudson has his next doctor's appointment Tuesday, after which the veteran Braves pitcher hopes he's cleared to start throwing from the mound at full effort. He's 3-1/2 months into recovery from Nov. 28 lumbar spine-fusion surgery, and the 36-year-old is upbeat and optimistic about joining... Read more.
3 years 10 weeks ago
"While the Cubs are considered the leader in the Jorge Soler derby -- executives with multiple teams are saying they have agreed to a $27-million deal with the 19-year-old center fielder -- they do not have a deal in place. It still may be weeks before Soler is cleared to sign and a mystery team... Read more.
3 years 11 weeks ago
"If nothing else, Rays pitcher David Price might have cleaned up in the race for oddest injury of the spring. Price was forced to leave Thursday's game with a neck spasm after toweling himself off too vigorously. Seriously. Call it over-toweling. Price claimed he was simply drying his head in... Read more.
3 years 11 weeks ago
"The metamorphosis occurs about a quarter of the way through Johan Santana's bullpen session. You can stop looking at his arm. The rest of his body will tell you about his arm. Suddenly, he is the great actor, comedian, theater actor. He is in command of his stage. He is a skilled jazzed musician... Read more.
3 years 11 weeks ago
"For the second straight day, first baseman Adam LaRoche played in an intrasquad minor league game in order to test his sprained left ankle and hone his timing at the plate. LaRoche ran a little harder today than yesterday, and he feels confident he can make his spring debut Saturday, when the... Read more.
3 years 11 weeks ago
"When Marlins president David Samson said Tuesday that Jose Reyes was after every dollar in free agency, it seemed to contradict the shortstop's December complaint that the Mets "didn't want me." "He said, 'I really want to play in Miami as long as you pay me $1 more than anyone else," Samson... Read more.
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