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Clippers owner Steve Ballmer finally talks about the Blake Griffin fight

latimes.com — Frank McCourt had a psychic on his payroll while driving the Dodgers into bankruptcy. Stan Kasten and his Chicago-based financiers agreed to a broadcasting deal that removed Vin Scully from most of our television sets. Arte Moreno signed a drug addict before coming to the shocking realization that the player was a drug addict.
Feb 04, 2016

Column: Steve Ballmer addresses Blake Griffin situation, the latest Andre Ethier trade rumors, Canelo vs. Khan lat.ms/1UOjHpo

Feb 04, 2016

RT @latimessports: Steve Ballmer's sensible talk about Clippers shouldn't be a shock, but it is. Thanks, Dodgers lat.ms/1UOjHpo

Feb 04, 2016

It's the premiere of the @dylanohernandez column, and he comes out firing: lat.ms/1UOjHpo

Feb 04, 2016

Steve Ballmer: Blake Griffin needs to face "consequences" for punching out Clippers employee. @dylanohernandez lat.ms/1P9O08q

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Revitalized Joe Blanton signs one-year deal with Dodgers to be a reliever

latimes.com — Joe Blanton is returning to the Dodgers. Yes, the same Joe Blanton who posted a 4.99 earned-run average for them in 2012. And, yes, the same Joe Blanton who was even worse with the Angels the following season, when he was 2-14 with a 6.04 ERA. The once-ineffective starter is now a reliever, one...

Dodgers add old friend Joe Blanton to their bullpen

latimes.com — Joe Blanton is returning to the Dodgers, this time as a reliever.Blanton, now 35, agreed to a one-year, $4-million contract to be a long reliever with the Dodgers. Blanton pitched for the Dodgers in 2012, when they acquired him in a trade with the Philadelphia Phillies. Blanton made 10 starts for...
Jan 19, 2016

#Dodgers sign Joe Blanton, whose best pitch last I knew was the ol double-off-the-wall ball. @dylanohernandez story: latimes.com/sports/dodgers…

Jan 19, 2016

RT @MikeHiserman: #Dodgers sign Joe Blanton, whose best pitch last I knew was the ol double-off-the-wall ball. @dylanohernandez story: latimes.com/sports/dodgers…

Jan 19, 2016

RT @latimessports: Dodgers add old friend Joe Blanton to their bullpen lat.ms/1Qmcb5N

Dodgers avoid arbitration with four more players, including Kenley Jansen

latimes.com — The Dodgers pushed their payroll to about $200 million Friday by reaching agreements on one-year contracts with their four remaining arbitration-eligible players. The largest salary was awarded to closer Kenley Jansen, who will earn $10.65 million this year, an increase from the $7.425 million he earned last year.

Dodgers avoid salary arbitration with Kenley Jansen

latimes.com — The Dodgers settled the last of their potential arbitration cases Friday, as they signed closer Kenley Jansen to a new contract, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke under condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been officially announced.Under the terms of the one-year...
Jan 15, 2016

RT @latimessports: Dodgers avoid salary arbitration with Kenley Jansen lat.ms/1QbMMvt

Luis Avilan and Dodgers avoid salary arbitration

latimes.com — The Dodgers avoided salary arbitration with Luis Avilan, agreeing to a one-year contract with the left-hander worth $1.39 million. With Avilan, Scott Van Slyke and Chris Hatcher signed for the upcoming season, the Dodgers have three remaining arbitration-eligible players: closer Kenley Jansen, third baseman Justin Turner and catcher Yasmani Grandal.

Dodgers are close to a $30-million deal with Cuban pitcher Yaisel Sierra

latimes.com — Even after eight-figure investments in the likes of Hector Olivera and Erisbel Arruebarrena resulted in disappointing returns, the Dodgers continue to spend big money on Cuban players. The Dodgers are close to making another $30-million agreement, a six-year deal with right-hander Yaisel Sierra, according to people familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the contract has not been finalized.

Dodgers near deal with Cuban right-hander Yaisel Sierra

latimes.com — The Dodgers are on the verge of making another significant investment in the Cuban market, as they are nearing a deal with 24-year-old right-hander Yaisel Sierra, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement hasn’t been finalized.

Dodgers introduce pitcher Kenta Maeda, who gets incentive-based eight-year deal

latimes.com — By the time Kenta Maeda was introduced Thursday as the newest member of the Dodgers, the Japanese right-hander already held a distinct place in the franchise history. Maeda's eight-year deal was the longest-ever for a Dodgers pitcher. The contractual terms were not a reflection of Maeda's perceived durability, but, rather, the lack thereof.

Scott Kazmir, a flameout as an Angel in 2011, resurfaces as a remade pitcher with Dodgers

latimes.com — The last time Scott Kazmir called this part of the country home, his career was on the verge of bottoming out. Kazmir signed a three-year contract with the Dodgers last week, but 4 1/2 years ago he was pitching for the Angels. His velocity was down and he couldn't get anyone out.
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Feb 07, 2016

Team Umizoomi now on my TV. This show is stupid. Worried this could make my children dumber than they already are.

Feb 07, 2016

She immediately added, "If you were there, that would be you." twitter.com/jorgearangure/…

Feb 07, 2016

Wife when Chris Martin asked audience to crouch down: "Mira ese gordito no se puede bajar bien."

Feb 07, 2016

My Super Bowl beverage. #electrolytes Out of curiosity, what is everyone else drinking? pic.twitter.com/uB9oN0eKS1

Feb 07, 2016

Forgot to share this the other night. From El Pescador in Carson. Had dinner there with @JeffreyCarlisle. pic.twitter.com/k8doPPw6xo

Feb 07, 2016

SpongeBob saves the day again. Daughter says I can watch football now.


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