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2 years 30 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 51 weeks ago
Kansas City Royals Looking To Sign Melky Cabrera To One-Year Deal Despite pounding out over 200 hits for the Kansas City Royals this season, Melky Cabrera shouldn't expect to receive a call from Royals GM Dayton Moore with a long term contract offer coming his way. - SB Nation Read more.
2 years 51 weeks ago
Trumbo and Kimbrel win Rookie of the Year honors Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo, a former Villa Park High School star who hit .254 with a team-leading 29 home runs and 89 runs batted in this season, was named American League rookie of the year by the Sporting News on Wednesday. Atlanta Braves... Read more.
2 years 51 weeks ago
Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York reports that Yankees are in the hunt for Carlos Beltran Not long ago, it was considered a slam-dunk that the Yankees would pick up Nick Swisher's $10.25 million option for 2012, despite another miserable post-season performance.  Now, it's not so clear.... Read more.
2 years 51 weeks ago
Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post reports that Rockies' pitcher Juan Nicasio is making remarkable progress in his return from a broken neck, increasing the possibility that he will resume his major league career next season. Nicasio, who fractured his C-1 vertebrae on Aug. 5 after being struck by a... Read more.
2 years 51 weeks ago
Helene Elliot of the LA Times makes a case for Kim Ng as the new Angels General Manager. "I think Kim deserves an opportunity. She's done just about everything there is to do to prepare," said Ned Colletti, who beat her out for the Dodgers' general manager job in 2005 but hired her as his... Read more.
2 years 51 weeks ago
Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe proposes that the best way for the Red Sox to find a starting pitcher is in a trade.  Abraham suggests that Youkilis, Anderson, Reddick, and Lowrie are all pieces that can be moved with replacements in the system.  The Giants, Athletics, and Padres are... Read more.
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