Dodgers exercise Little's '08 option
VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Manager Grady Little got what amounted to a one-year contract extension when the Los Angeles Dodgers exercised his 2008 option Tuesday and added a 2009 team option to his deal.
"He's met every expectation I've had and our staff has had," Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said before the team faced the St. Louis Cardinals in an exhibition game Tuesday night. "To have him for a while longer is great."
The 57-year-old Little guided the Dodgers to an 88-74 ...
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SPRING TRAINING NEWS
Follow the day's news from spring training in the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues as we begin the countdown toward Opening Day on Sunday (Mets at world champion Cardinals, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2):
• Colon, Weaver, Figgins on DL
• Pirates send Sanchez to the DL
• Rogers has clot removed, will miss first half
• Sabathia throws, says he's ready for opener
• Pavano to start Opening Day for Yankeees
• A's put Dan Johnson on DL with hip injury
• Walker signs minor league deal with A's
• Grapefruit: Towers wins spot in Jays' rotation
• Cactus: Big Unit to start season on DL