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Guilty Plea in Yasiel Puig Smuggling Case

“MIAMI — 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. 60 more words


Gordon, Haren and Rojas Gone in Blockbuster Trade

Coming into the penultimate day of the Winter Meetings, LA had done nothing and the new front office was under scrutiny. But this would all change in the next 12 hours or so. 299 more words


Britt's Story

Yesterday’s story about Clayton was a practice exercise for an upcoming short story contest. This morning at 3:45am Britt woke me up wanting me to tell her side. 437 more words


Back in the Rotation

I’m tired of having to get used to new stuff; new town, new school, new kids and mostly a new dad. Clayton thinks to himself as he sits on the bleachers, watching kids he doesn’t know, playing a spirited game of baseball. 2,357 more words


Hanley Ramirez Opts to (Most Likely) Be a Free Agent

Along with the other 11 soon-to-be free agents, Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez has said no to the team’s qualifying offer for $15.3 million to play on in the city of angels. 333 more words


Revolutionary Robinson

Hey baseball fans!

The color barrier was always a big deal in baseball back in the 1940s and ‘50s. Back then, African-Americans had their own baseball league, the Negro Leagues, and they were basically not allowed to play in Major League Baseball. 439 more words