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LA Dodgers Chart New Course With Rebuilt Roster

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Andrew Friedman has thoroughly overhauled a 94-win team in his first two months running the Los Angeles Dodgers. None of his myriad moves made a bigger, more baffling splash than his trade of popular slugger Matt Kemp and $32 million to a division rival for what might be no more than half of a catching platoon.

Dodgers End Yankees’ Payroll Streak and Owe Most Tax

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The Dodgers ended the Yankees’ 15-year streak as baseball’s biggest spenders and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax, according to calculations made by Major League Baseball and obtained by The Associated Press.

AP Sources: Umpires, MLB Reach 5-Year Agreement

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Several people familiar with the deal say Major League Baseball and its umpires have reached agreement on a five-year labor contract.

Padres Acquire Justin Upton in Trade With Braves

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Landing another of baseball’s top power hitters, the San Diego Padres acquired Upton in a trade that sent four prospects to the Braves.

Things to Know About Friday's Baseball News

published 2 days ago
There was a flurry of news around Major League Baseball on Friday as teams worked to retool before the holiday break. Here are some things to know about all the player moves and other changes: