This is the February 19, 2014 news archive. View today's NL West rumors and news.
NL West News and Rumors
Without Helton, leaders must step up for RoxThis year, for the first time since 1996, the Rockies begin Spring Training without Todd Helton. Shaking out the leadership and tone of the club is part of the agenda.Share Tweet
Slimmer Panda won't be replaced late in gamesGiants manager Bruce Bochy said Wednesday that Pablo Sandoval, who in the past had often been removed in late innings when the team was tied or ahead, will play entire games at third base more frequently.Share Tweet
Spot in batting order 'all the same' to CuddyerRockies manager Walt Weiss wants to experiment with the batting order this season, and the presence of versatile Michael Cuddyer allows him to do it.Share Tweet
Padres' Cabrera must 'come back from zero'ESPN.com Feb 19, 2014Everth Cabrera realizes he has a lot of work to do in his comeback from a season-ending suspension for performance-enhancing drugs.Share TweetFirst baseman Brandon Belt has reached agreement on a $2.9 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants to avoid salary arbitration.Share Tweet