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Joe Torre

Catcher Omir Santos #9 of the New York Mets is able to hold onto the ball for the out on Mark Reynolds #27 of the Arizona Diamondbacks on a collision at home plate during the seventh inning at Chase Field on August 12, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 6-4. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Torre: Banning Home Plate Collisions Not Realistic

Joe Torre says Major League Baseball’s playing rules committee leaned toward banning all home plate collisions but concluded it would be unrealistic because contact between catchers and baserunners is sometimes unavoidable.

02/25/2014

Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out and collides with Dioner Navarro #30 of the Chicago Cubs at the plate in the seventh inning of the game at Citizens Bank Park on August 7, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Cubs won 5-2. (credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

MLB: New Rule Says Home Plate Collisions To Be Controlled, Not Banned

Rather than ban home plate collisions outright, Major League Baseball and its players adopted a rule limiting them this season.

02/24/2014

Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts after a collision at the plate with A.J. Ellis #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to score a run for a 1-0 lead during the second inning at Dodger Stadium on May 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Baseball To Announce New Plate-Collision Rule

Baseball’s new guidelines regarding home plate collisions will be released on Monday.

02/23/2014

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Former Dodgers Manager Joe Torre Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee.

12/09/2013

Yogi Berra and Joe Torre attend a pre-game ceremony in honor of 'Yogi Berra Day' during the MLB game between the Montreal Expos and the New York Yankees on July 18, 1999 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees defeated the Expos 6-0. (credit: Vincent Laforet/Getty Images)

Former Manager Torre On Ballot For Hall Of Fame At Winter Meetings

The baseball winter meetings are starting with a look back.

12/08/2013

MLB executive vice president for baseball operations Joe Torre, shown at Game 3 of the 2013 World Series,  says safety issues from plate collisions are "something you can't ignore. "(credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Joe Torre Says MLB Might Act To Prevent Plate Collisions

Major League Baseball Executive Vice President Joe Torre says momentum is gaining toward taking action that would help prevent collisions at home plate.

11/12/2013

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Game On Dude Owner Joe Torre Compares Breeders’ Cup Classic To Game 7 Of World Series

Co-owned by Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre, Game On Dude is already the richest active horse in North America with earnings of $5,602,158. He’s on a six-race winning streak, including five in a row this year, and hasn’t lost since the 2012 Classic, when 9-1 shot Fort Larned pulled the upset.

11/01/2013

2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Will The Dude Finally Give Bob Baffert His 1st Breeders’ Classic Win?

There’s little Bob Baffert hasn’t won in horse racing. The trainer can count nine victories in Triple Crown races, including three Kentucky Derbies, and seven Breeders’ Cup wins in his Hall of Fame career.

10/30/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: New York’s Dodger Blues

Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.

08/23/2013

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Report: Torre, Caruso Drop Bid For Dodgers

Real estate developer Rick Caruso and former Dodgers’ manager Joe Torre have dropped their joint bid to buy the Dodgers, the Los Angeles Times reports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2012

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Dodgers’ Bidders Invited To Meetings In LA

A person familiar with one of the group’s plans said remaining bidders for the Dodgers are being invited to meetings with the team’s management in Los Angeles.

02/02/2012

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Source: McCourt Thinks Dodgers Might Fetch $2 Billion Bid

BS2 has learned that Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt believes he might fetch $2 billion for the franchise. Approximately 12 groups submitted bids by Monday’s deadline, with our sources telling us that it appears Mark Cuban and Dennis Gilbert will not advance to the next round of bidding.

01/27/2012

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Joe Torre Resigns From MLB To Pursue Ownership Of LA Dodgers With Rick Caruso

Joe Torre has resigned as the executive vice president of Major League Baseball to pursue ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Torre, who managed the Dodgers from 2008 to 2010, has joined a group that is trying to purchase the team.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2012

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MLB May Suspend Kershaw For Parra Feud

Kershaw was ejected in Wednesday night’s game for hitting Arizona’s Gerardo Parra, the day after Parra took offense to nearly being hit by Los Angeles reliever Hong-Chih Kuo.

09/15/2011

Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

Joe Torre Invited To Yankees Old-Timers’ Day

Former New York manager Joe Torre has been invited to Old-Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium.

03/17/2011

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