Report: Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly could leave Guggenheim group.

Todd Boehly

Todd Boehly reportedly contributed $100 million to the purchase of the Dodgers in 2012. (Getty Images)

The New York Post is reporting that Todd Boehly, one of the six Guggenheim Baseball Management partners that owns the Dodgers, “is looking to strike out on his own.”

Writes Claire Atkinson:

Boehly — who helped pull together the complicated deal for the MLB franchise as the No. 2 executive at Guggenheim Partners — is considering leaving the investment firm and running his own shop, according to sources.

“Todd is exploring the possibility of owning his own firm, which would be focused on acquiring and owning private businesses and real estate,” said one source familiar with Boehly’s thinking.

Another source said the discussions were at an advanced stage.

“Todd is out, and they’re working on a way for him to exit,” the source said.

The news comes two months after Korean-language website JoongAng Daily reported that a consortium of South Korean investors were seeking to purchase a 20 percent stake in the Dodgers. Forbes reported March 13 that a potential deal with the group was still on the table. Based solely on the timing of the news, it makes sense if Boehly’s share of the team was the portion going up for sale.

Boehly helped get Time Warner Cable to bankroll the largest payroll in baseball history — a deal that was good for the Dodgers’ bottom line but so far bad for most fans, who cannot watch the team on SportsNet LA. Boehly reportedly contributed $100 million to the purchase of the club in 2012.

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Dodgers spring training 2015: Dodgers beat Padres, thoughts on the bullpen.

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Yasiel Puig (above), Joc Pederson, Justin Turner and Scott Van Slyke homered in the Dodgers’ 9-5 Cactus League win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. Turner, Puig and left fielder Andre Ethier each had two hits for the Dodgers (12-6-6).

The AP recap is here. The box score is here.

Right-hander Juan Nicasio allowed two runs in three innings in a game that was pitched entirely by major-league bullpen candidates. Of those, Sergio Santos allowed a home run to Derek Norris, Jason Lane hit a home run off Dustin McGowan, and nobody else allowed a run.

Since this was a “bullpen game,” a couple thoughts on where the bullpen race stands in light of this game and Brandon League‘s still-unknown shoulder injury:
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