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2 years 31 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 31 weeks ago
"C.J. Wilson might have made more than just Mike Napoli and a mass of Ranger fans angry with his Twitter prank this week. According to NBCSports.com's Craig Calcaterra , Wilson "probably" violated MLB's social media code by tweeting Napoli's phone number to his nearly 120,000 followers.... Read more.
2 years 31 weeks ago
"The Cubs survived a major scare Tuesday, maybe. Closer Carlos Marmol left a game against the Rangers after feeling what he said was "like a cramp" in his right hand. The pain left almost immediately but he went for a precautionary MRI. "It was something he said he had before and it only happens... Read more.
2 years 31 weeks ago
"The moment the Rangers dread hit them Tuesday. Neftali Feliz rubbed his right arm. A little rub by Feliz, a little comment about "tightness" to pitching coach Mike Maddux and that's all it took to force Feliz prematurely from his start against the Chicago Cubs. Instead of going four innings, as... Read more.
2 years 31 weeks ago
"The Mets continue to go nowhere fast on the injury front. Just when it appeared the team was within a David Wright appearance of having a full lineup, Andres Torres left last night's exhibition game against the Nationals with a left calf strain. Torres said the injury occurred as he was catching... Read more.
2 years 31 weeks ago
"Ruben Amaro Jr. sat atop the bench in the Phillies dugout at Bright House Field on Monday morning hoping to temper the rampant concern regarding Chase Utley's arthritic right knee. If anything, the news got worse. Utley left camp Monday to see a knee specialist in hopes that he can find some way... Read more.
2 years 31 weeks ago
"Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz last week sold 12 minority stakes in the troubled franchise worth $240 million, using the proceeds to pay off Major League Baseball and reduce the team's crippling debt, The Post has learned. With the moves, the team now has breathing room with its lenders... Read more.
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