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Diamondbacks donate $5,000 after fire guts Arizona Little Leagu…

Diamondbacks donate $5,000 after fire guts Arizona Little League

yahoo.com Updated Feb 19, 2013
PHOENIX - Almost anyone can relate to watching an upsetting story on local TV news and feeling powerless to help. Derrick Hall isn't like most viewers, though. As the president of the Arizona Diamondbacks, he's in a position to do something. And he acts
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  • Report: Padres' Cabrera listed in Fla. clinic records

    Report: Padres' Cabrera listed in Fla. clinic records

    CNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013
    ESPN is reporting that San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera is among five players whose names are listed in the records of a Florida clinic at the center of a Major League Baseball investigation into illegal drugs.
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  • Report links Cabrera, De Los Santos to Biogenesis

    Report links Cabrera, De Los Santos to Biogenesis

    MLB.com Feb 19, 2013
    Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera and reliever Fautino De Los Santos were among five more players linked on Tuesday to Biogenesis, the South Florida anti-aging clinic currently under investigation by Major League Baseball.
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  • Rutledge getting to know defensive partner Tulo

    Rutledge getting to know defensive partner Tulo

    MLB.com Feb 19, 2013
    Each day that Josh Rutledge arrives at the Rockies' Spring Training complex, he dresses right beside star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Wouldn't it be nice if they could be neighbors for a while?
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  • Lopez struck by batted ball, bruises pitching hand

    Lopez struck by batted ball, bruises pitching hand

    MLB.com Feb 19, 2013
    Javier Lopez and the Giants survived a scare Tuesday, when the left-hander sustained a bruise as he was struck on the back of his pitching hand by a short-hop batted ball. Manager Bruce Bochy said that X-rays of Lopez's hand revealed no fracture.
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  • Tulo continues running, could play Cactus opener

    Tulo continues running, could play Cactus opener

    MLB.com Feb 19, 2013
    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki ran the bases with no issues Tuesday for the second time since Spring Training began, but manager Walt Weiss will wait before deciding whether to start him in Saturday's Cactus League opener against the D-backs at Salt …
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  • No cases heard in arbitration, first time since '74

    No cases heard in arbitration, first time since '74

    CNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- San Francisco catcher Buster Posey received the steepest increase among players in salary arbitration this year.
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  • Local brewery joins Giants in development project

    Local brewery joins Giants in development project

    MLB.com Feb 19, 2013
    Anchor Brewing, the largest manufacturer in San Francisco, has joined the city and the Giants organization in the Mission Rock Development Project as the first tenant of a 27-acre project planned for Pier 48.
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  • Walter Johnson's family auctioning memorabilia

    Walter Johnson's family auctioning memorabilia

    CNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ticket is for Row 1, Section B, Seat 7 of the Lower Grand Stand at Griffith Stadium. Game 7 of the 1924 World Series. The perforations are still intact - it was never torn in two by a ticket-taker. It's the only one of its kind kn…
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  • Pirates extend Hurdle's contract through 2014

    Pirates extend Hurdle's contract through 2014

    CNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013
    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates and manager Clint Hurdle have officially agreed to a contract extension that runs through at least the end of the 2014 season.
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  • Kevin Towers on being ‘sexiest GM’: ‘That’s not going to get me…

    Kevin Towers on being ‘sexiest GM’: ‘That’s not going to get me a contract extension’

    yahoo.com Feb 19, 2013
    PHOENIX - Nearing the end of Cactus League media day at Chase Field on Monday, Bruce Bochy gave a hardy chuckle and cracked a wry grin. The San Francisco Giants manager had seen The Stew's rankings of the sexiest GMs in baseball, and that his former bos
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Free agency this year loaded with talent, not big spenders; ma…

    Feb 19
    Although there are four teams with more than $30 million in cap room with the dawn of free agency two weeks away, I expect this to be a stingy season for one of the best free agent classes ever.
  • NBA Coast to Coast: Second-half storylines to watch in East

    Feb 19
    Here's a look at some of the top second-half storylines to watch in the East.