3 years 8 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 10 weeks ago
"Valuable utility infielder Eduardo Nunez won't pick up a bat until at least Saturday. "We will continue to give him more days off,'' Yankees manager Joe Girardi said of Nunez, who hasn't played since March 5 because of a bruised right hand and was scratched during batting practice for Tuesday... Read more.
3 years 10 weeks ago
"David Pauley's statistics for the Mariners in 2011: 5-4, 2.15 ERA, .200 opposing average, 39 games. His 2011 numbers with the Tigers: 0-2, 5.95, .325, 14 games. Spring camp brought more of the carnage Pauley experienced after he became part of a huge midseason trade last July between the... Read more.
3 years 10 weeks ago
"The major concern the Red Sox had about replacing closer Jonathan Papelbon with Andrew Bailey was can the former A's closer hold up physically through a full season? Bailey is going to have to answer that question before the end of spring training. Despite being a two-time All-Star, he's been... Read more.
3 years 10 weeks ago
"After Chipper Jones discussed encouraging signs he saw from the struggling Braves in a 5-4 loss to St. Louis Monday, the third baseman confided his most difficult spring training has him wondering how much more he can take. "I've said it a million times, it's hell getting old," said Jones, who'... Read more.
3 years 10 weeks ago
"Rest wasn't helping David Wright recover quickly enough from his rib injury, so the third baseman decided to get a cortisone shot in New York yesterday, but it's still not known when he will get back on the field. "I know when David comes back [today], he'll have a time frame in mind, most... Read more.
3 years 10 weeks ago
"First the walking boot was removed. Next the crutches went away. Then David Robertson played catch. Finally, the best eighth-inning reliever in baseball produced words that were ear candy to the Yankees. "I will easily be ready for Opening Day,'' Robertson said last night at George M.... Read more.
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