3 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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3 years 23 weeks ago
"The finger is still purple, bruised from top to bottom. It's swollen, but not badly. Given the options, this is the best-case scenario. Placido Polanco won't be in the lineup for the next few days, but an X-ray Saturday showed only a mild sprain of his left ring finger. "It's a little stiff... Read more.
3 years 23 weeks ago
"The growing concern regarding Royals closer Joakim Soria escalated sharply Sunday afternoon when he left a game against Cleveland because of a sore right elbow after another ineffective performance. "Oh, yeah, I'm worried," he admitted. "Since I've had my Tommy John surgery (in 2003), I've... Read more.
3 years 23 weeks ago
"The Yankees got a brief scare in the top of the sixth last night when Robinson Cano was drilled by a Troy Patton pitch in his left hand as he swung at a third strike during a 6-3 loss to the Orioles at Ed Smith Stadium. He was immediately removed from the game, but X-rays were negative and... Read more.
3 years 23 weeks ago
"Getting to know Yu -- A look at Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish's life off the baseball diamond. BRANDED NAME: Darvish reportedly generates the highest amount of advertising revenue in Japan - creating a rumored $258 million in January alone, according to NMA World Edition. Darvish also lends his... Read more.
3 years 23 weeks ago
"The Yankees rotation competition began getting serious Sunday night, as Ivan Nova took the mound for his fourth start of the spring. Nova gave up four runs to the Orioles in the first inning and one in the second before settling down with two scoreless innings to end his night. "The first two... Read more.
3 years 23 weeks ago
"An appointment with Dr. James Andrews is almost never good news for a pitcher with an ailing elbow. Braves prospect Arodys Vizcaino has one scheduled for Monday. The right-hander has been shut down nearly two weeks and was diagnosed with ulnar neuritis. The Braves will have Andrews examine him... Read more.
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