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  • One last ghastly nightmare of Dodgers and Frank McCourt

     
    Latest Frank McCourt nightmare: What if McCourt agrees to sell the Dodgers to Stan Kroenke if he brings the Rams back to Los Angeles and they become partners in a new stadium built in the parking lots of Dodger Stadium?...
  • Is Prince Fielder worth $214 million? [Poll]

     
    Slugger Prince Fielder will be getting paid quite handsomely -- $214 million -- for his services to the Detroit Tigers over the next nine years. Is he worth it?...
  • Which MLB team not in a playoff spot has best shot to get in? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss which Major League Baseball team fighting for a playoff spot will make, or not make, the post season. Weigh in with a comment of your own. [Updated at 1:41 p.m.: Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles......
  • 'The Franchise': Q&A with Barry Zito

     
    San Francisco Giant Barry Zito talks about this season and his participation in Showtime's docu-style series "The Franchise."...
  • Who will be the MVP and Cy Young winners in each league?

     
    Who'll take MVP and Cy Young titles? Curtis Granderson? Matt Kemp? Justin Upton? Roy Halladay? Clayton Kershaw? Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Check for more responses throughout the day and weigh in with a comment of your own....
  • Heath Bell talks trade, maybe to Angels

     
    The San Diego Padres are in last place in the National League West. Their All-Star closer, Heath Bell, is eligible for free agency after the season. Little surprise, then, that Bell is resigned to a trade in the coming weeks.......
  • Should the Dodgers retire Fernando Valenzuela's number?

     
    In his story on Fernando Valenzuela, Times Dodgers writer Dylan Hernandez mentions that the team has not given out Valenzuela's number, 34, since he left the Dodgers in 1991. Manny Ramirez asked for it when the Dodgers acquired him, and......
  • Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto wins NL MVP

     
    Joey Votto was a nearly unanimous winner of the National League Most Valuable Player award on Monday. Votto, the first baseman who led the Cincinnati Reds to their first playoff berth since 1995, received 31 of 32 first-place votes. The......
  • Padres' Bud Black, Twins' Ron Gardenhire win Manager of Year awards

     
    Ron Gardenhire, who led the Minnesota Twins to the American League playoffs despite losing his closer for the entire season and his cleanup hitter for half the season, and Bud Black, whose San Diego Padres remained alive in the National......
  • Former Dodgers GM Paul DePodesta added to Mets' front office

     
    Former Dodgers general manager Paul DePodesta has been hired as vice president of player development and scouting for the New York Mets. He is the second high-profile hire by new Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson, joining former Toronto general manager....
  • Giants GM: No plans to trade Barry Zito

     
    Barry Zito has fallen to fifth in the San Francisco Giants' starting rotation, but General Manager Brian Sabean said he has no plans to trade the left-hander this winter. Zito has three years and $64.5 million left on his contract,......