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Bill Shaikin: It's a cost-benefit game for Dodgers

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Bill Shaikin: Focus is lost at trade deadline

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MLB trade deadline talk takes away the proper focus of the game

baltimoresun.com — The trade deadline is like the mirror at the carnival fun house. You might be stretched impossibly tall, or widened impossibly fat. You still can see, but the view is distorted. The relentless coverage of the trade deadline distorts your view of the game.

MLB trade deadline talk takes away the proper focus of the game

latimes.com — The trade deadline is like the mirror at the carnival fun house. You might be stretched impossibly tall, or widened impossibly fat. You still can see, but the view is distorted. The relentless coverage of the trade deadline distorts your view of the game.
Aug 01, 2015

Column: What Hamels reminded us all on his way out of Philly; why MLBPA is scrutinizing #Marlins again: lat.ms/1Su8qNQ

Aug 03, 2015

ICMYI Column: What Hamels reminded us all on his way out of Philly; why MLBPA is scrutinizing #Marlins again: lat.ms/1Su8qNQ

Dodgers throwing dollars, not prospects, at postseason dreams

latimes.com — Say it slowly. Savor the syllables. Cue Carl Sagan. A third of a billion. That is the amount the Dodgers' owners are spending on their major league payroll this season. One-third of a billion dollars. So far.
Aug 01, 2015

How big is Dodger payroll? They're paying $86 mill to players not in Dodger uniform this season. @BillShaikin lat.ms/1VTfZgl

Aug 01, 2015

Dodgers are paying 25% of Florida Marlins' payroll this season. @BillShaikin lat.ms/1VTfZgl

Aug 01, 2015

If you are a #Dodgers fan you have to be happy with the FO commitment - 300M! @BillShaikin breaks it down lat.ms/1MZpvZd

Aug 01, 2015

If you are a #Dodgers fan you have to be happy with the FO commitment - 300M! @BillShaikin breaks it down lat.ms/1MZpvZd

Aug 01, 2015

RT @ajrod: If you are a #Dodgers fan you have to be happy with the FO commitment - 300M! @BillShaikin breaks it down lat.ms/1MZpvZd

Dodger bucks: Here's what $85.75 million buys to go away

latimes.com — The Dodgers are paying $85.75 million for eight players not to play for them this season. This list is limited to players no longer in the organization.
Aug 01, 2015

RT @latimes: Dodger bucks: Here's what $85.75 million pays to go away lat.ms/1gvZve4

Trade deadline passes quietly for Dodgers, who pick up Pirates' Jose Tabata

latimes.com — The Dodgers did not make a significant move as baseball's July trade deadline passed Friday at 1 p.m. After completing a three-team, 13-player trade on Thursday, the Dodgers made one minor trade Friday. They sent first baseman-outfielder Mike Morse, whom they had designated for assignment Thursday, to the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielder Jose Tabata.
Jul 31, 2015

RT @latimessports: Trade deadline passes quietly for Dodgers, who pick up Pirates' Jose Tabata lat.ms/1I8gGLx

Jul 31, 2015

Trade deadline passes quietly for Dodgers, who pick up Pirates' Jose Tabata lat.ms/1I8gGLx

Jul 31, 2015

RT @BillShaikin: Trade deadline passes quietly for Dodgers, who pick up Pirates' Jose Tabata lat.ms/1I8gGLx

Dodgers looking at long-term as well as this season

latimes.com — The home team has not won a World Series in a generation, or even appeared in one. The team is playing to win, in a major market, with major resources. The home team got the best pitcher traded this month, and the best position player too. This is something big to celebrate ...

Blue Jays, not Dodgers, get pitcher David Price

chicagotribune.com — David Price will not be coming to the Dodgers. Not now, anyway. The Detroit Tigers agreed Thursday to trade Price to the Toronto Blue Jays, as first reported by CBS Sports. The Tigers would get a package headlined by pitcher Daniel Norris, ranked as the Blue Jays' top prospect and No.

Blue Jays, not Dodgers, get pitcher David Price

orlandosentinel.com — David Price will not be coming to the Dodgers. Not now, anyway. The Detroit Tigers agreed Thursday to trade Price to the Toronto Blue Jays, as first reported by CBS Sports. The Tigers would get a package headlined by pitcher Daniel Norris, ranked as the Blue Jays' top prospect and No.
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Aug 04, 2015

Dave Dombrowski out in Detroit, but #Angels people don't see him landing in Anaheim.

Aug 04, 2015

#BlueJays P Aaron Sanchez suspended 3 games for throwing at #Royals SS Alcides Escobar.

Aug 04, 2015

MLB Advanced Media to take over operation of NHL Network, get exclusive rights to distribute live, out-of-market NHL games.

Aug 04, 2015

#Dodgers activate C AJ Ellis, option C Austin Barnes to AAA.

Aug 04, 2015

Also on A. Wood: this fantastic @danielbrim analysis, an idea of what pitching coaches & front offices do every day: dodgersdigest.com/2015/08/04/ale…

Aug 04, 2015

@amandarykoff "All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten... er, at the ballpark."

Aug 04, 2015

Three-way tie for second AL wild-card spot: Blue Jays/Twins/Orioles, with Rangers/Rays 2 games back. Could be epic.

Aug 03, 2015

RT @JamesWagnerWP: Bryce Harper: "I don’t give a crap what the Mets are doing. Or Dodgers or Giants or Texas or anybody. I know what kind of team we are."

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