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Friedman: Maddon not Dodgers-bound after opting out

Friedman: Maddon not Dodgers-bound after opting out

MLB.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Updated Oct 24 (yesterday)
Joe Maddon, who opted out of his 2015 contract to manage the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, will not be replacing Don Mattingly, according to Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman.
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  • Dodgers' Haren has surgery on left shoulder

    Dodgers' Haren has surgery on left shoulder

    ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    Dodgers pitcher Dan Haren underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder Wednesday.
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  • Beaten Giants fan Stow hopes to walk again

    Beaten Giants fan Stow hopes to walk again

    ESPN.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodgers fans says he is happy to be alive and wants to learn to walk and run normally again.
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  • Dodgers OF prospect Schebler locates HR stroke

    Dodgers OF prospect Schebler locates HR stroke

    MLB.com Oct 18
    Outfielder Scott Schebler has come into his own as a power hitter in the last two years, slugging 27 home runs at Class A in 2013 and leading the Double-A Southern League with 28 homers this year. On Friday night, Schebler connected for his first HR in …
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  • New Dodgers Executive Says Don Mattingly to Stay

    New Dodgers Executive Says Don Mattingly to Stay

    Andrew Friedman, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ new president of baseball operations, plans to hire a new general manager and retain Mattingly as manager.
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  • Sarah's Take: Dodgers begin front office shakeup

    Sarah's Take: Dodgers begin front office shakeup

    MLB.com Oct 15
    The Dodgers began to transform their front office Tuesday, as Ned Colletti, the club's general manager for the past nine years, was named special advisor to team president Stan Kasten. Andrew Friedman was hired away from the Tampa Bay Rays to be preside…
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  • Joe Maddon says he's not looking to follow Andrew Friedman to L…

    Joe Maddon says he's not looking to follow Andrew Friedman to Los Angeles

    Before the news that Andrew Friedman was leaving his post as executive vice president and general manager with the Tampa Bay Rays to become team president of the Los Angeles Dodgers could even settle in on Tuesday, speculation was already running wild o…
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  • Goals, philosophy won't change with Friedman's departure

    Goals, philosophy won't change with Friedman's departure

    MLB.com Oct 14
    Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg and president of baseball operations Matt Silverman made two things clear Tuesday afternoon in discussing former executive vice president Andrew Friedman's departure to the Dodgers: Their goals haven't changed, nor …
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  • Cardinals take Game 2 on Wong's walk-off blast

    Cardinals take Game 2 on Wong's walk-off blast

    MLB.com Oct 13
    The labor-intensive ways that limited the Cardinals' offense during the regular season have given way to an October long-ball attack, which, after carrying the club past the Dodgers, sent them soaring to San Francisco with a two-game home split secured …
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  • Confident in left-on-left success, Matheny praises Mabry

    Confident in left-on-left success, Matheny praises Mabry

    MLB.com Oct 11
    Having watched his left-handed batters go 15-for-41 with five homers and 14 RBIs against the Dodgers' left-handed pitching in the National League Division Series, manager Mike Matheny was unhesitant to include four left-handed batters in the starting li…
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  • These MLB playoffs are a testament to importance of smart manag…

    These MLB playoffs are a testament to importance of smart managing

    One needs to look no further than the Washington Nationals as a team that, on sheer talent, should still be playing but isn’t because of bad managing. Going in, most scouts and baseball execs agreed the Nationals, with the most wins in the National Leag…
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  • D-backs complete interview process for managerial opening

    D-backs complete interview process for managerial opening

    MLB.com Oct 11
    The D-backs appear to be finished interviewing candidates for their vacant managerial position, meaning that Dodgers' third-base coach Lorenzo Bundy and Royals' bench coach Don Wakamatsu will not be interviewed as originally planned.
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  • Mattingly expects to return to Dodgers in '15

    Mattingly expects to return to Dodgers in '15

    ESPN.com Oct 9
    Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, who signed a three-year contract extension last winter, said Thursday he expects to return in 2015 and that he would be surprised if general manager Ned Colletti wasn't retained as well.
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  • Memorable season overshadowed by abrupt October

    Memorable season overshadowed by abrupt October

    MLB.com Oct 9
    The Dodgers earned a second consecutive National League West title, but a first-round exit from the playoffs can only be viewed as a step backward for a team filled with stars.
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  • Cards sticking with same rotation order for NLCS

    Cards sticking with same rotation order for NLCS

    MLB.com Oct 9
    The Cardinals' rotation for the National League Championship Series against the Giants for Games 1-4 will again be Adam Wainwright, Lance Lynn, John Lackey and Shelby Miller, respectively -- exactly the same as their just-concluded NL Division Series vi…
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  • Video - Sources: Dodgers Ask Josh Byrnes About GM Job 03:18

    Sources: Dodgers Ask Josh Byrnes About GM Job

    Oct 17
    ESPNLosAngeles.com's Mark Saxon explains new Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman's interest in hiring former Diamondbacks and Padres GM Josh Byrnes. in hiring former Diamondbacks and Padres GM Josh Byrnes.
  • Video - Dodgers Hire Friedman; Colletti Reassigned 01:08

    Dodgers Hire Friedman; Colletti Reassigned

    Oct 14
    Tim Kurkjian reacts to the news that the Dodgers have named former Rays executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman as their new president of baseball operations. Dodgers GM Ned Colletti will remain with the team in a new role.
  • Video - Mattingly Expects To Return Next Season 01:55

    Mattingly Expects To Return Next Season

    Oct 9
    ESPNLosAngeles.com's Mark Saxon breaks down the futures of Dodgers manager Don Mattingly and general manager Ned Colletti.
  • Video - Josh Beckett Ready To Call It A Career 02:35

    Josh Beckett Ready To Call It A Career

    Oct 8
    ESPN MLB Insider Jim Bowden discusses Josh Beckett's decision to retire from baseball at age 34.

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