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Jimmy Rollins says goodbye to Philadelphia in full-page ad

Jimmy Rollins says goodbye to Philadelphia in full-page ad

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
The deal sending Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers is official now, meaning he's no longer the longest-tenured athlete in Philadelphia. Rollins was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round of the 1996 amateur draft. He went on to sp…
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  • Dodgers surpass Yankees for highest payroll

    Dodgers surpass Yankees for highest payroll

    MLB.com ESPN.com 5 hours ago
    It's official: The Dodgers have passed the Yankees as baseball's highest-spending team. According to calculations made by MLB and reported by The Associated Press, the Dodgers 2014 payroll was a record $257,283,410. That's more than $20 million above th…
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  • LA Dodgers Chart New Course With Rebuilt Roster

    LA Dodgers Chart New Course With Rebuilt Roster

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    Andrew Friedman has thoroughly overhauled a 94-win team in his first two months running the Los Angeles Dodgers. None of his myriad moves made a bigger, more baffling splash than his trade of popular slugger Matt Kemp and $32 million to a division rival…
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  • Dodgers officially release Brian Wilson, eat $9.5M salary

    Dodgers officially release Brian Wilson, eat $9.5M salary

    yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    Three days after designating veteran reliever Brian Wilson for assignment, the Los Angeles Dodgers have officially released the 32-year-old, allowing him to pursue a free agent contract with another team. In doing so, the Dodgers will be on the hook for…
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  • Padres, Dodgers finalize Kemp trade

    Padres, Dodgers finalize Kemp trade

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    The much-anticipated trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the Padres, a week in the making, was officially consummated on Thursday. But not without some drama.
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  • Cubs claim Lavarnway, Peterson off waivers

    Cubs claim Lavarnway, Peterson off waivers

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    The Cubs claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Dodgers and outfielder Shane Peterson off waivers from the Athletics on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, pitcher Donn Roach and infielder Logan Watkins were designated for assignment…
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  • Phils finalize deal sending Rollins to Dodgers

    Phils finalize deal sending Rollins to Dodgers

    ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    The Phillies have finalized their trade of Jimmy Rollins, sending the All-Star shortstop and cash to the Dodgers for right-hander Zach Eflin and left-hander Tom Windle.
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  • Phillies finalize Rollins-to-Dodgers deal

    Phillies finalize Rollins-to-Dodgers deal

    MLB.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    The Phillies and Dodgers agreed more than a week ago to trade Jimmy Rollins to Los Angeles for a pair of Minor League pitchers, and the trade was officially announced on Friday. Philadelphia sent Rollins and cash to the Dodgers for left-handed pitcher T…
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  • Vin Scully lost World Series ring at Costco, found it in bag of…

    Vin Scully lost World Series ring at Costco, found it in bag of ribs

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Vin Scully lost his World Series ring Thursday while doing some holiday shopping. We know this, because the Dodgers sent out an APB via Twitter that Scully's ring was missing. Exactly nine minutes later, the Dodgers called the whole thing off, saying Sc…
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  • Padres, Dodgers Finalize Kemp Trade

    Padres, Dodgers Finalize Kemp Trade

    nytimes.com ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Slugger Matt Kemp has joined the Padres after San Diego and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a five-player trade Thursday night.
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  • Dodgers designate Wilson for assignment

    Dodgers designate Wilson for assignment

    ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Dodgers designated veteran reliever Brian Wilson for assignment Tuesday to clear room on the 40-man roster for newly signed starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy.
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  • Source: Dodgers land lefty Anderson with $10 million deal

    Source: Dodgers land lefty Anderson with $10 million deal

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    The Dodgers apparently filled out their rotation on Monday by agreeing with free-agent left-hander Brett Anderson on a one-year, $10 million contract with $4 million in incentives, a baseball source told MLB.com. Los Angeles officially announced a four-…
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  • Man enters guilty plea in smuggling of Puig

    Man enters guilty plea in smuggling of Puig

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    A South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a conspiracy to smuggle Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba in return for a sizable cut of the outfielder's multimillion-dollar salary.
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  • Video - Padres Squeezing Dodgers For More Cash In Kemp Deal? 02:20

    Padres Squeezing Dodgers For More Cash In Kemp Deal?

    Dec 18
    Buster Olney explains why the Padres are in a great position to squeeze the Dodgers for more money in order to finalize the Matt Kemp deal.
  • Video - Dodgers Take Gamble On Talented Brett Anderson 01:52

    Dodgers Take Gamble On Talented Brett Anderson

    Dec 16
    Buster Olney discusses left-hander Brett Anderson's one-year, $10M deal with the Dodgers, which has $4 million in possible incentives despite Anderson's injury concerns and the possibility of Los Angeles' acquiring another starter as a fail-safe.
  • Video - Dodgers Agree To Trade Matt Kemp To Padres 02:38

    Dodgers Agree To Trade Matt Kemp To Padres

    Dec 11
    Buster Olney discusses the reported trade that will send Dodgers OF Matt Kemp to the Padres. Olney also discusses the Dodgers' busy offseason.
  • Video - Front-Office Outlook 05:40

    Front-Office Outlook

    Dec 10
    Baseball Tonight's Karl Ravech, Jim Bowden and Keith Law discuss the Dodgers front office making moves for Jimmy Rollins and working with the Marlins in a separate deal.

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