Los Angeles Dodgers
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.
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.