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Dodgers Switching Triple-A Affiliations, With Guber Buying RedHawksPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 17 / 14
The Dodgers today will announce that they are "shifting their Triple-A affiliation to Oklahoma City," with Dodgers investor Peter Guber buying the PCL RedHawks. Sources pegged the sale price at $23-25M. The RedHawks "have been affiliated with the Astros the past four years, but the contract expire...
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