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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 actsUpvote Share Tweet
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.Upvote Share TweetPadres 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rutledge getting to know defensive partner TuloEach 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?Upvote Share Tweet
Lopez struck by batted ball, bruises pitching handJavier 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Tulo continues running, could play Cactus openerRockies 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 …Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- San Francisco catcher Buster Posey received the steepest increase among players in salary arbitration this year.Upvote Share Tweet
Local brewery joins Giants in development projectAnchor 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.Upvote Share TweetWASHINGTON (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…Upvote Share TweetBRADENTON, 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Towers on being ‘sexiest GM’: ‘That’s not going to get me a contract extension’yahoo.com Feb 19, 2013PHOENIX - 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 bosUpvote Share Tweet
Peter King: Free agency this year loaded with talent, not big spenders; ma…Feb 19Although 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 EastFeb 19Here's a look at some of the top second-half storylines to watch in the East.