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  1. Ex-pitcher Matt White digging for millions

    Darren Rovell

    Six years ago, Matt White was the story of the Dodgers' spring training camp. But no one was talking about his pitching. They wanted to know how he won the geological lottery. You might remember it. White bought 45 acres in his home state of Mas...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  2. Confusion over Dodgers' endless money

    Darren Rovell

    Another week, another huge contract taken on by the new Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group. While Dodgers fans might be cheering the team's now $215 million payroll -- having added Korean pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu and Zack Greinke -- as a sign of im...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  3. The Dodgers are a hit -- at least for TV

    Darren Rovell

    Editor's note: This story appears in the Nov. 12 issue of ESPN The Magazine. Subscribe today! If those who laughed at what Guggenheim Partners, Magic Johnson and longtime sports executive Stan Kasten paid in March for the Los Angeles Dodgers knew ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  4. Good news for MLB division series

    Darren Rovell

    Update: The numbers provided by MLB for umpires were incorrect and have been updated. The umpires fund receives 5 percent for the Division Series, 7.5 percent for the LCS and 10 percent for the World Series. The official also said the revenues go to ...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  5. MLB celebrates Cabrera's Triple Crown

    Darren Rovell

    Miguel Cabrera has won the Triple Crown, and Major League Baseball has come up with a logo for merchandise related to the feat. MLB also will place this ad in USA Today, the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News on Friday. In addition, t...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  6. Analyzing the new MLB-ESPN rights deal

    Darren Rovell

    ESPN and Major League Baseball have announced a new eight-year rights deal, worth a total of $5.6 billion, a number first cited by the Sports Business Journal. So what stands out? Well, first the number: The $700 million-a-year average is an in...

    Blog | August 28, 2012