Digest: L.A. Dodgers file for bankruptcy, blame MLB

July 2, 2011

Digest: L.A. Dodgers file for bankruptcy, blame MLB
Facing the painful prospect of stiffing players and employees, the Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court Monday, adding to off-the-field troubles that have hobbled one of baseball’s most storied franchises and setting up another showdown with Major League Baseball. Team owner Frank McCourt, upset baseball Commissioner Bud Selig rejected a multibillion-dollar TV …
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Dahlberg: Take Dodgers, leave the parking lots
The mess begins in the parking lot, where the guy who made his money in parking lots collects $ 15 from every car that drives into Dodger Stadium. At least Frank McCourt understands that business, though he doesn’t seem to have a clue why not nearly as many cars are driving in these days.
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LAst Night’s Action: Tale of Two 1-0 Games
While there isn’t that much disparity between two 1-0 games, the ramifications were night and day to the two Los Angeles-area teams. First to the bankrupt team. Minnesota Twins defeat LA Dodgers 1-0 . Dodgers’ starter Rubby De La Rosa gave up a leadoff triple to Ben Revere in the first inning. That was his only mistake which ended up scoring on Tsuyoshi Nishioka’s groundout. [ more › ]
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