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The team with the highest payroll in baseball started off with a thud, and wallowed in last place in the National League’s Western Division ‘til late in June. Then, something happened.

First up for the Dodgers, the Atlanta Braves

The team with the highest payroll in baseball started off with a thud, and wallowed in last place in the National League’s Western Division ‘til late in June. Then, something happened.

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The Dodgers are still in bankruptcy, trying to maximize the value of a team that will soon be up for sale. Meantime, the Angels have made a deal one baseball fan calls " insane ."

Angels Score a Coup by Signing Pujols

The Dodgers are still in bankruptcy, trying to maximize the value of a team that will soon be up for sale. Meantime, the Angels have made a deal one baseball fan calls " insane ."

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The Los Angeles Dodgers could have a new owner by opening day of next year, at least that's the goal of Frank McCourt and Major League Baseball. They  reached an agreemen t last night.

McCourt Agrees to Sell the Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers could have a new owner by opening day of next year, at least that's the goal of Frank McCourt and Major League Baseball. They reached an agreemen t last night.

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