MLB takes over operations of Dodgers

Marking an extraordinary and unprecedented moment in the history of the Dodgers, the office of Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has announced he will appoint a representative to take over day-to-day operations of the franchise. Frank McCourt seemingly has had the keys to the kingdom taken away, with Dodger employees answering to a representative of the commissioner to be named soon.

I'll have a longer reaction to this tonight on Dodger Thoughts, but here's my initial thought: I remember when President Nixon had to announce his resignation, and on a personal level, this feels no less momentous.

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Braves at Dodgers, 7:10 p.m.