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  • Joe Torre, union rip exclusion of Marvin Miller from Hall of Fame

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.--The absurdity continues. Even in death, Marvin Miller cannot get elected to the Hall of Fame. The leader who built the Major League Baseball Players Assn. into the powerhouse of sports unions was rejected again Monday, when a...
  • Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre elected to baseball Hall of Fame
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox¬† and Joe Torre -- three of baseball’s most decorated managers -- were unanimously selected Monday for induction to the Hall of Fame. The announcement sets the stage for what could be one of the...
  • Money talks for Mariners, as it did for Rangers in 2000

    Money talks for Mariners, as it did for Rangers in 2000
    The team had won 71 games, finishing a distant fourth in the American League West. The fans had gotten impatient. The best player in free agency had decided this would be all about the money, and that fourth-place team got him with a blowout bid. In...
  • Dodgers aim to improve, but not at the cost of losing prospects

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — In lieu of major activity at the winter meetings, the Dodgers celebrated two anniversaries. Thursday marked one year since the Dodgers signed Hyun-Jin Ryu, a purchase that cost $62 million. Tuesday marked one year since...
  • Scott Boras makes case for Angels to sign Kendrys Morales

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels could use a designated hitter, particularly one that bats left-handed and could spell Albert Pujols at first base. Kendrys Morales, who played the first six years of his career in Anaheim, would appear to be a...
  • Dodgers' Matt Kemp has surgery; team signs Cuban defector

    Dodgers' Matt Kemp has surgery; team signs Cuban defector
    Matt Kemp will spend his second consecutive off-season recovering from surgery. Kemp underwent an operation Monday to clean up his sprained left ankle, a procedure that will prevent him from running for at least the next two months. The Dodgers are...
  • Ryan Braun accepts dinner invite from urine collector he disparaged

    Ryan Braun accepts dinner invite from urine collector he disparaged
    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun accepted a most interesting dinner invitation on Tuesday. He and his fiancee visited the home of Dino Laurenzi, the urine collector he disparaged publicly and privately. Braun, meeting with reporters Wednesday for...
  • Dodgers won't trade Matt Kemp, his agent says

    Dodgers won't trade Matt Kemp, his agent says
    Matt Kemp's agent says Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti told him Wednesday morning that the club won't trade the former All-Star outfielder. “He said that they’re not going to move him,” said Dave Stewart, who represents Kemp....
  • Chase Headley expected to stay with San Diego Padres

    Chase Headley expected to stay with San Diego Padres
    ORLANDO, Fla. — The San Diego Padres expect to retain third baseman Chase Headley, a person familiar with the team's thinking said Sunday at baseball's winter meetings. Headley is eligible for free agency after next season. He and the Padres...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Yanks Spend Crazy Money On Legs, But Need Arms

    Jeff Jacobs: Yanks Spend Crazy Money On Legs, But Need Arms
    Don't even try to defend the money. The money for Jacoby Ellsbury is stupid. The money is insane. And believe this much. There will be a Christmas Eve in, oh, 2020 when Hank and Hal Steinbrenner will be visited by the apparition of dear old dad. Boss...
  • Dodgers sign Mike Baxter to one-year deal

    Outfielder Mike Baxter has avoided salary arbitration and agreed to a one-year contract with the Dodgers, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity. The deal is worth $700,000, the source said. Baxter,...