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Dodgers: Selig was unfair toward team ownership

In a signal that Frank McCourt’s lawyers are planning on playing hardball during bankruptcy proceedings, they’re asking Major League Baseball to hand over a raft of documents about how Commissioner Bud Selig has treated other teams during troubled financial times — information MLB lawyers will surely fight to keep private. McCourt’s attorneys are obviously attempting […]

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Salt River Fields earns LEED Gold Certification

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, the new spring-training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies, achieved a significant milestone and a first for a Major League Baseball facility: It was awarded LEED Gold Certification for New Construction from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The spring-training facility, which opened in February 2011, […]

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Skeeters bringing back bullpen cart

Remember the capped bullpen carts used in Major League Baseball in the 1970s and 1980s? They’ve disappeared from the MLB world, but the Sugar Land Skeeters (independent; Atlantic League) are bringing one back — complete with a sponsor — for the 2012 season. The yet-to-be-named cart, sponsored by Texas Direct Auto, will be visible with every […]

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New life for new California ballparks?

New ballparks in California for Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball teams are again economically feasible, as California legislators reject an attempt by Gov. Jerry Brown to divert city and county economic-redevelopment funds to fund basic services. We’re talking three ballparks here: a new Oakland Athletics ballpark either in San Jose or Oakland; a […]

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