Matt Kemp already seen celebrating the news with Torre
“I am so appreciative of the chance the Commissioner gave me to see the game from a different perspective by working for Major League Baseball, especially during such a great time for our sport. I have made this decision because of a unique chance to join a group that plans to bid for the Dodgers. After leaving the field, this job was an incredible experience, one that I enjoyed very much. I want to thank the Commissioner and all of my colleagues over the last year, particularly the members of the Baseball Operations group and the Major League Umpires.”As long as he isn't managing the bullpen, this wouldn't be an awful thing, would it? Discuss...
UPDATE: Word is that local developer Rick Caruso is the money man behind this potential ownership group. Bill Shaikin at the LA Times has more here.