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NL West News and Rumors
CNNSI.com Updated Feb 13, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A lawyer for Barry Bonds urged a federal appeals court on Wednesday to toss out the slugger's obstruction of justice conviction, saying a rambling answer he gave while testifying before a grand jury was not a crime.Upvote Share Tweet
Entering 2013 with just one year left on his contract, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has kept his focus on 2013 and seems to be comfortable despite not having the safety net of a long-term contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Francis still sees potential in team and himselfRockies left-hander Jeff Francis doesn't claim to be the pitcher he was in 2007, when he won 17 regular-season games, two postseason contests and started the opener of the World Series. But he thinks he can still contribute to a team he believes is much…Upvote Share Tweet
New season near, no capping Posey's potentialGiants catcher Buster Posey's 2012 effort -- featuring a Major League-best .336 batting average, with 24 home runs and 103 RBIs -- was so prodigious that it's easy to conclude he cannot surpass it. But placing limits on Posey seems rather foolish.Upvote Share Tweet
Sarah's Take: Crystal ball says Giants best in NL WestWhile the Dodgers have assembled an All-Star team, and the D-backs have improved, the Giants will again be the best in the NL West.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 13, 2013Cliff Corcoran begins his breakdown of each team's spring training outlook with the NL West, where struggling stars looking to rebound will be a theme to watch.Upvote Share Tweet