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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 30 weeks ago
"Manager Davey Johnson expressed doubt Chien-Ming Wang will be ready to pitch once the season begins, giving left-hander John Lannan the inside track to become the Nationals' opening day fifth starter. Doctors have estimated a two-week recovery for Wang, who strained his left hamstring during a... Read more.
2 years 30 weeks ago
"Cardinals co-ace Chris Carpenter returned to St. Louis on Tuesday to be examined by nerve specialists after experiencing renewed symptoms associated with a bulging cervical disc. Carpenter, who threw live batting practice Sunday, experienced what the club has described as "weakness" in his neck... Read more.
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"Starter A.J. Burnett pitched a bullpen session Wednesday at McKechnie Field, the latest step in his recovery from surgery. Burnett, who had surgery March 2 to repair a broken orbital bone beneath his right eye, threw 52 pitches to bullpen catcher Heberto Andrade with pitching coach Ray Searage... Read more.
2 years 30 weeks ago
"In a pronouncement that was very good news for the Milwaukee Brewers, right-hander Shaun Marcum said Wednesday he does not expect to miss his first start of the regular season. Marcum made that prediction after pitching in a game for the first time this spring. He had been set back by shoulder... Read more.
2 years 30 weeks ago
"And the hits just keep on coming … As if the Phillies needed anymore injuries to add to medical report, they just got another one. The latest injury, a broken fourth metatarsal on the right foot, belongs to Michael Martinez. What makes this injury a bit more concerning is that Martinez plays the... Read more.
2 years 30 weeks ago
"Worst fears were realized when Braves reliever Arodys Vizcaino's visit to Dr. James Andrews ended with the right-hander undergoing "Tommy John" elbow surgery Tuesday that will sidelined him for the entire 2012 season. Vizcaino, rated the No. 40 prospect in baseball and top relief pitching... Read more.
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