Los Angeles Dodgers
A person familiar with the deal says pitcher Clayton Kershaw has agreed to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball’s first player with a $30 million average salary.
With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
The son of Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is going to play college basketball for Bob Knight’s son at Lamar University in Beaumont.
Ian Kennedy hit Yasiel Puig and Zack Greinke with high pitches, sparking a heated brawl that involved players and coaches and resulted in six ejections from the Diamondbacks, Dodgers game Wednesday night.
Former Rangers slugger Milton Bradley has been convicted of abusing his estranged wife. He faces more than seven years in jail at his sentencing, scheduled for July 2.
If Kenley Jansen could toss 80-90 frames for Los Angeles, he could strike out 130-140 batters with a low ERA and WHIP.
Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley retired nine straight batters before the Rangers got to him, eventually ending in an 11-all tie between Texas and Los Angeles on Thursday.
Rangers GM Jon Daniels was talking Thursday about still wanting to re-sign Josh Hamilton. About an hour later, Hamilton was with the Angels. It has been that kind of offseason for Texas.
The Dodgers and Zack Greinke have agreed to a six-year, $147-million contract, CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman confirms.
Dodgers people have begun to sound a bit less optimistic within the last day or so about their pursuit of star free-agent pitcher Zack Greinke.
The Zack Greinke derby is currently between the Dodgers and Rangers, with a great likelihood that one of those teams will win the services of the top free agent pitcher in the market.