Los Angeles Dodgers
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.
The Rangers, hoping to lure top free agent Zack Greinke with their winning ways, recently met with the pitcher, sources said. But the Dodgers are still considered the favorite.
With baseball awash in record revenue as the signing season starts, Scott Boras compares the habits of teams to families sifting through supermarket shelves.
The Rangers and Dodgers have joined the Angels in the hunt for James Shields. All three teams have made offers, but the Rays are waiting for something even better.
Roy Oswalt is bringing a veteran presence to the Texas Rangers pitching staff. During a conference call with reporters Wednesday afternoon we learned where the starting pitcher is at as he tries to make a return to the big league. Back problems prematurely ended Oswalt’s season in 2011.
The Rangers are among four teams believed to be interested in acquiring free agent pitcher Roy Oswalt, along with the Orioles, Red Sox, Phillies and possibly even the Dodgers.
Bobby Patton is not some minority owner. Three of those owners wrote really big checks. Bobby Patton, a graduate of Fort Worth’s Paschal High School, is one of those men.
Watching the Dodgers play, something looks very familiar. The team, the energy, the enthusiasm — this team is strikingly similar to one that North Texans fell in love with in 2010.
The Dodgers started their expected lineup for the first time in spring training and beat the Texas Rangers 5-2 in a game that included a three-run homer by James Loney and a fielding gem by the first baseman.
Clayton Kershaw allowed three hits in three shutout innings in his spring debut and Matt Kemp homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers shut out the Texas Rangers 9-0 on Friday.
Rangers’ manager Ron Washington stopped by our 105.3 The Fan radio booth after yesterday’s spring training loss to the White Sox here in Surprise. His optimism overfloweth.
The field of potential next Dodgers owners has been narrowed, and the list no longer includes Mark Cuban, reports Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times.