Tuesday, December 08, 2009

News Nuggets

  • From Diamond Leung's Twitter:
    RT @SI_JonHeyman gm ned colletti's new #dodgers contract is for 5 years, through 2014, sources say.
  • From Dylan Hernandez at the LA Times' Fabulous Forum blog:
    General Manager Ned Colletti said this evening that the Dodgers don’t have plans to cut payroll for next season, and that Manager Joe Torre has shown interest in extending his contract by a year and moving into a front-office role in 2012. [...]
  • The Dodgers are "unlikely" to sign anyone at the winter meetings this week. [...]
  • Of the Dodgers’ free agents, Colletti has talked to Brad Ausmus the most.
  • The Dodgers view pitching prospects Scott Elbert and Josh Lindblom as starters. They are more open to using James McDonald as a reliever.
  • Brewers "On Verge" Of Signing Randy Wolf (MLBTR)
  • Mannion to oversee baseball operations (Dodgers.com)
  • From Diamond:
    RT @FollowThePadres #Padres have announced the Dave Roberts will be a special assistant in baseball ops. Yes, that Dave Roberts.

4 comments:

Mr. Customer said...

So "Süßsauer" had to be translated, but "Chicken" and "Sauce" don't? Though, I guess I can understand "McNuggets", but still...

Wait, what's this post about, anyway?

Steve Sax said...

Mr. Customer: Are you talking about the Phil Collins song?

Mr. Customer said...

@Sax,

Ha! Mystery solved, it wasn't a nonsense lyric, it was written about a McD's in Dusseldorf!

rbnlaw said...

Dark clouds continue to build on the Dodger horizon. At least we didn't sign Penny.