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Bill Shaikin ‏ @BillShaikin Source: #Dodgers sale has closed. McCourt era has ended.

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Bill Shaikin ‏ @BillShaikin  Source: #Dodgers sale has closed. McCourt era has ended.

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The Final Five - Will Showtime Be Back in Los Angeles?

It's the second week of Spring Training games and normally Dodger fans would be excited about Opening Day, Dodger Dogs and Vin Scully. But while the Dodgers open up in San Diego on Thursday April...

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It is time to play - Name the BA Top 30

Here's a weekend game to play, just received my copy of the 2012 Baseball America Prospect book so here's the game you loved to play last year, name the top 30 (and 31st) Dodger prospects by the...

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Who will be the next owner of Dodgers - A glance at Torre/Caruso

Real Estate developers are not new as owners of Los Angeles sports franchises. Both local NBA teams were purchased by men who made their fortunes in developing property. And, while Frank McCourt...

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The Only Way Frank McCourt Settles

For a long time now, I thought that the end game for Frank McCourt was to have MLB cut a deal with him whereas he would end up with additional compensation on top of the sales price for the Dodgers....

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Sit Ethier or Play Ethier - Decision is Not Clear Cut

The story has gotten a lot of play since Saturday night but the issue remains, Ethier has had an knee issue all year and it finally began to really bother him on the last road trip.

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Is it two strikes against Frank, maybe

Judge Gross issued his ruling today and the main thing you should take away from that is that there will be no more concerns about payroll, Vin Scully not being paid or Manny standing by the Dodger...

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Meanwhile in Delaware - 8:00 A.M. PDT Hearing

While some of you are on your way to work, a hearing with multiple attorneys earning hundreds of dollars per hour will be in front of Judge Kevin Gross to resolve a crucial point for Frank McCourt. ...

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Dodger Organization has 4th and 5th signed and developed All-Stars since 2002

Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw became the 4th and 5th players drafted by Logan White to be voted on or selected as an NL All-Star.  The only NL team to sign and develop as many as 4 players is the B...

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McCourt vs Selig - A History Lesson

I enjoy learning about history, if I am not watching a live sports event, I am likely to be watching a documentary or some other show about the past.  History in fact does repeat itself, the names...

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True Blue LA Night No. 1 - May 14th Against Arizona 4:10 PM

Okay, so it is not a night game, it is one of those mid afternoon specials that Fox is scheduling for regional TV broadcast. But that just means a game probably ending some daylight and possible...

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Week 2 - a Tale of Two Cities

The Dodgers left Los Angeles to embark on a 3 city road trip against the best in the NL West.  2-3 is not a good record but considering they lost the first two in Colorado with Kershaw and...

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What if Frank and Jamie settle?

Bill Shaikin wrote a nice story summing up what could happen if the McCourts settle their divorce.His key point was this one: Under this new deal, McCourt would abandon — or at least defer for...

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Week 1 Review - Just one guy's opinion

Now, I know Eric does these reviews and I am not going step on that, but here some thoughts. Player movement - it is a small sample size but Ivan De Jesus may be able to make the first series in...

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Los Angeles Bake Sale for Japan

Hi everyone, tomorrow morning at 10:00 there will be several bake sales going in the Los Angeles area I will be at the Culver City location, mention TBLA, I will buy one extra item la bakesale...

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Happy Birthday to the hardest working Dodger blogger

The Beatles - Happy Birthday (via doctorzaius77)   It has been my pleasure to call Eric a good friend for the past several years and really, no one puts in more hours to this work that I know...

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If I had to guess on the 25-man roster right now

Do either Paul or Giminez have a chance to make the final 25 man roster, and is MacDougal the only NRI to make this team? I think Jansen, Troncoso and Elber make the initial roster but there will...

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Frank Has Bud Right Where He Wants Him

Selig won't answer in public, but this is what he has told baseball officials: If the McCourts had not spent all that money on themselves, the Dodgers would have been just fine. Bill Shaikin...

Tao of Vin - Tom Hoffarth Daily News

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Nice group of posts about VIn Scully's influence on other broadcasters.

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Can you guess the Baseball America Top 30 - 2011 edition

Since some liked the guessing game from the Baseball America chat, I will do the same for positions 11-31 in their 2011 ranking of the 12th best minor league system (in their opinion). First a...

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Tragedy in Arizona extends to Dodger family

There is not much to say about what happened in that Tucson shopping center yesterday morning.  And of course when I heard that among the victims was a 9 year old girl, I felt horrible. Late last...

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Baseball Prospectus's Top Ten Dodger Prospects

Well it worked 5 years ago when Kevin Goldstein chose the most recent first round pick as the Dodger's best prospect.   This time instead of Kershaw, it is Zach Lee.  Most of the article is...

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So how do the Dodgers stack up in the payroll wars

Maury Brown's Biz of Baseball site has a wealth of information and this is another example of the fine work they do. Here is a the link to their payroll page. From 2004 - 2010, the Dodgers have...

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Notes from Scorecard - about as pessimistic as you will ever see me

One thing about a college football season, the actual playing of it, is pretty short.14-15 weeks mostly. I don't count the bowl games as part of it, those are a strange hybrid of eggnog, parades...

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Rotation Status - NL West

As we get ready for the deadline to accept arbitration and the non-tender date, here's a rundown of the rotation status for the NL West. Los Angeles - Kershaw (3rd year, Arb Eligible (2012), FA...

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Off-Topic Records of NBA Champs after 15 games (since 1980)

Just something to do on the night before Thanksgiving.  I got tired after checking back to the 1967 76ers.  Only one team in a full 82 game season since 1967 had an 8-7 record after 15 games and...

Misleading Comparisons of Dodgers, Angels

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A nice, thoughtful and reasoned approach to the last LA Times article about how much better the Angel fan experience is compared to the Dodger fan.

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Shaikin Writes Only Half A Story

Bill Shaikin's latest column salutes the Phillies on their ability to make the deals to get Cliff Lee, Roy Halladay and Roy Oswalt.  But I don't understand how he ties that in to the Dodgers'...

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The Second Most Famous Thing Rick Monday Ever Did - No. 7

Lucky number seven in this momentous tome to Dodger baseball. If you want to review the previous entries: 10.  Manny and Vic's Wild Ride in Philly 9.  Lima Time 8.  Loney spoils Cardinal Holliday A...

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Happy 100th Birthday Coach Wooden

Nice little story about Coach. The last time I saw and heard Coach Wooden was in 2008, I want to say it was the Cal game and the they were saluting the 1968 UCLA team that won the title at...

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