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Thursday, May 01, 2014

NY Times: Baseball Shakes Up Its Investigative Unit

M.L.B. proceeded to examine how its representatives handled the case and decided it should make changes, baseball officials said. That led to eliminating the jobs of Daniel T. Mullin, the investigative unit chief; his top deputy, George Hanna; and Ed Dominguez, a top agent.

Mullin, reached by phone, declined to discuss his departure, aside from saying: “Everything is amicable and good. I have no complaints.” Hanna and Dominguez did not immediately return emails seeking comment.

The commissioner’s office plans to hire a former prosecutor who will oversee the investigations department. Some investigators in the unit have been retained, but M.L.B. plans to hire contractors to assist in future investigations.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/02/sports/baseball/major-league-baseball-shakes-up-its-investigative-unit.html

bobm Posted: May 01, 2014 at 09:34 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. valuearbitrageur Posted: May 01, 2014 at 10:20 PM (#4698594)
Fired before their indictments?
   2. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: May 02, 2014 at 12:03 AM (#4698636)
Allan H. Selig has spent decades craftily establishing an alias for just this moment.
   3. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: May 02, 2014 at 12:38 AM (#4698646)
from TFA:
Mullin, on M.L.B.’s behalf, paid $125,000 cash for documents in the case, meeting a witness at a diner in Florida for the exchange.


whoa--wouldn't the IRS be interested in this?
   4. greenback calls it soccer Posted: May 02, 2014 at 12:57 AM (#4698649)
whoa--wouldn't the IRS be interested in this?

I'd hope so.

I assume the deal went down at a junkyard, just like in Breaking Bad.
   5. odds are meatwad is drunk Posted: May 02, 2014 at 01:16 AM (#4698654)
Nah the IRS only cares if MLB players are juicing
   6. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: May 02, 2014 at 01:23 AM (#4698661)
All the federales say
They could have had him any day
They only let him slip away
Out of kindness I suppose
   7. Moeball Posted: May 02, 2014 at 12:59 PM (#4698901)
whoa--wouldn't the IRS be interested in this?


Nah the IRS only cares if MLB players are juicing

Nah, the IRS only cares if Republican MLB players are juicing.
   8. dlf Posted: May 02, 2014 at 02:06 PM (#4699000)
#6 - On my office sound system, Merle and Willie were singing that as I read the thread.
   9. Jeltzandini Posted: May 02, 2014 at 02:47 PM (#4699042)
Bud Selig Investigates
   10. toratoratora Posted: May 02, 2014 at 06:06 PM (#4699225)
Caught #6 on the ride in to work this AM. Townes was so great.
   11. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: May 02, 2014 at 07:59 PM (#4699283)
Caught #6 on the ride in to work this AM. Townes was so great.

my favorite version. (But then, I'm a complete sucker for Emmy Lou)

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