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2 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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2 years 43 weeks ago
Darryl Strawberry: The ‘86 Mets Would Beat the ‘98 Yankees Darryl Strawberry appeared on Michael Kay's radio show yesterday and said that the 1986 Mets would beat the 1998 Yankees in a head-to-head matchup. - NY Mag What do you think? Who's the better team? Read more.
2 years 43 weeks ago
Marlins To Make a Run at James Shields With a thin free agent starting pitching market, the Marlins’ best bet may be to add depth via trade. One name that Buster Olney brought up in his blog for ESPN insiders over the weekend was James Shields. According to Olney, the Marlins are considering... Read more.
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Florida Marlins Mt. Rushmore Charlie Miller at Athlon Sports has comprised his list of  players on Marlins Mt. Rushmore. That list includes Hanley Ramirez, Miguel Cabrera, Dave Dombrowski, and Jeff Conine amongst others.  What do you think? Read more.
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Louisville Slugger Museum to honor Johnny Bench "The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory will honor former Cincinnati Reds great Johnny Bench with its 2011 Living Legend Award in a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11. He’ll be honored in a ceremony that kicks off the museum’s annual auction". - Courier... Read more.
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Blue Jays set record straight on manager "Back! Back, I say! That is what some of the more exuberant Toronto Blue Jays fans might have imagined when they heard that the Jays had decided to close the doors, to lock the windows, and to tell the Boston Red Sox to go to hell. You want our manager? Get... Read more.
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Jose Bautista: Nothing Wrong If Verlander Wins MVP Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista thinks nothing wrong if Justin Verlander wins MVP              The Toronto Blue Jays’ out-fielder Jose Bautista has said that he has no problems with the Detroit Tigers’ star... Read more.
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