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Stanford Ponzi Scheme Case Entangles Baseball Stars

(Newser) - The receiver in the R. Allen Stanford case wants seven current and former baseball stars to turn over millions they once invested in Stanford’s alleged Ponzi scheme, intending to divvy up the money among Stanford’s other victims, the Washington Times reports. He’s asking for a combined $9.... More »

Dodgers Top Brewers After Six-Run Seventh

(Newser) - Andruw Jones, Jeff Kent and Gary Bennett homered during a six-run seventh inning, leading Chad Billingsley and the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 yesterday. After Jones and Kent hit solo shots, Bennett capped the burst with a three-run homer. Billingsley (3-5) didn't allow a hit until Brewers... More »

Braves Beat Dodgers for 3rd Straight Win

James returns from minors to pick up his first victory

(Newser) - Chuck James did a good impression of Tom Glavine. Just hours after coming back from the minors, James allowed one run in five innings and the Atlanta bullpen shut down the Dodgers, leading the Braves past Los Angeles 4-1 today for their third straight victory. Mark Teixeira's two-run single highlighted... More »

Dodgers Reel in Andruw Jones

Coming off down year, Gold Glove outfielder gets 2 years, $36M to bring pop to LA lineup

(Newser) - Free-agent outfielder Andruw Jones agreed to a two-year, $36.2 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday, the AP reports. The 10-time Gold Glove winner and five-time All-Star hit .222 last season but is being counted on to give Los Angeles a reliable slugger in the middle of the... More »

Braves Won't Re-Sign Outfielder Andruw Jones

Five-time All-Star must find new team

(Newser) - Andruw Jones’ won’t play for the Braves next season, after Atlanta GM John Schuerholz said the club won't bid for the center fielder's services now that he's a free agent, because of the high salary demands of Jones’ agent, Scott Boras. Schuerholz wouldn’t reveal the specific numbers Boras... More »

Teams of 42s Honor Jackie

(Newser) - Players and coaches across the majors honored Jackie Robinson by donning number 42 on the 60th anniversary of the day Robinson broke the color barrier with his debut as a Brooklyn Dodger. The league officially honored Robinson at Dodger Stadium—a serendipitous choice, as five other potential venues were rained... More »

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