Thank you, MLBAM; Bankruptcy Comparisons; First Pitch Fright

Via Tom Tango at the Inside the Book blog, we learn that MLB Advance Media now offers embedded video.

Maury Brown of the Business of Baseball contrasts the Dodgers bankruptcy situation with previous ones: the Cubs, Rangers, and Coyotes.

Via Big League Stew’s ‘Duk, was that an Al Hrabosky lookalike throwing out the first pitch at Petco Park last night?

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