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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.
Share TweetEntering 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.
Francis still sees potential in team and himselfUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetRockies 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…
New season near, no capping Posey's potentialUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetGiants 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.
Sarah's Take: Crystal ball says Giants best in NL WestUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetWhile 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.Share TweetCliff 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.Source: CNNSI.com