In Major League First, Dodgers Sign Israeli

TEL AVIV – The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Dean Kremer Tuesday, marking the first time an Israeli signs a contract with a Major League Baseball team.

A sign welcomes fans to Dodger Stadium as the Los Angeles Dodgers host the Houston Astros on August 26, 2005 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The Astros went on to win 2-1. (Photo by Stephen Dunn /Getty Images)

Adam Schiff Forced to Sing Mets Song on House Floor

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a reputed Los Angeles Dodgers fan, was forced to sing the Mets team song to House members after he lost his bet with Mets fan Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY).

Adam Schiff (Screenshot / CSPAN)

Don Mattingly Out as Dodgers Manager

Manager Don Mattingly and the Los Angeles Dodgers parted ways on Thursday. Reports state that the relationship between the genial manager and the highest-spending team in baseball ended amicably, as Mattingly wanted out.

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Mets Stop Showing Opposing Players on Kiss Cam

The New York Mets, bowing to pressure from fans who accused them of homophobia for showing two opposing players on their “Kiss Cam,” decided to end the practice.

Jimmy Carter Kiss Cam

$300 Million Dodgers’ Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Weekend

Baseball’s first $300 million team batted .198, boasted three extra base hits (all doubles, see box score), and played on the wrong end of a no-hitter during their ill-fated series against the Houston Astros, a team with the second lowest payroll ($69 million) in baseball, this weekend.

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