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NL West News and Rumors
San Diego Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner cut a tendon in his right thumb during a hunting accident and probably will start the season on the disabled list.Share TweetFree agent left-hander Jeff Francis has agreed to a one-year contract with the Colorado Rockies pending a physical exam, a baseball source said Wednesday.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Arizona Diamondbacks and infielder Eric Chavez have agreed to terms on a $3 million, one-year contract.Share TweetA tight-lipped Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said he spoke Wednesday to Casey Close, agent for top free-agent target Zack Greinke, but wouldn't say if he made an offer, adding that he didn't have "any idea" when a Greinke deal might occ…Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 5, 2012NASHVILLE, Tenn. - We have a full-blown silver fox alert at baseball's winter meetings. The mini-trend of hiring a manager with no previous major-league managing experience has been noted with Walt Weiss of the Rockies and Mike Redmond of the Marlins foShare Tweet
Fowler a trade target, but Rockies' price highMLB.com Dec 5, 2012The Winter Meetings have thrust center fielder Dexter Fowler's name into the forefront of trade speculation, but multiple sources said Wednesday the Rockies are making it clear that that the price for such a player is high.Share TweetSAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Second baseman Marco Scutaro is staying in San Francisco, right where he wanted to be.Share Tweet
Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau GasolDec 5The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…Dec 5J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks