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Wilson's NFL rise is no surprise to Rockies Updated Jan 4, 2013
When the Colorado Rockies drafted North Carolina State infielder Russell Wilson in the fourth-round in 2010, they knew he had NFL aspirations, and the Seahawks' rookie quarterback sensation is showing the world why.
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  • Sources: Howell, Dodgers agree to 1-year deal Jan 4, 2013
    Left-hander J.P. Howell has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for just under $3 million in base salary, plus performance bonuses, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.
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  • Rockies to scout former Cy Young winner Webb Jan 4, 2013
    The Rockies will be among the teams that will scout former Cy Young Award winner Brandon Webb's throwing session in the next couple of weeks.
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  • Brewers sign outfielder Garner to Minor League deal Jan 4, 2013
    The Brewers added to their Minor League outfield depth Friday by finalizing a deal with Cole Garner, a 28-year-old who played in four games with the Rockies in 2011.
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  • Bichette seeking new era of Blake Street Bombers Jan 4, 2013
    New hitting coach Dante Bichette offers a unique perspective on how to solve the home/road problem that has pestered the Rockies from the beginning.
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  • Kemp, Billingsley progressing from their injuries Jan 4, 2013
    Matt Kemp and Chad Billingsley, two of the most prominent Dodgers rehabbing injuries, have made it to this point in the offseason without a physical setback, according to agent Dave Stewart.
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  • Getting on base key to Brown's path to Giants Jan 4, 2013
    Gary Brown has speed to burn and is an above-average defender, but he'll need to prove that he can get on base consistently before earning a spot with the Giants.
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  • Laser-pointing teen at Cards game pleads guilty Jan 4, 2013
    He who would lase has been made to pay. The teenager caught pointing a laser from a suite inside of Busch Stadium and causing a delay of a St. Louis Cardinals-San Francisco Giants game pleaded guilty in December, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Car…
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  • Romo cited in incident at Las Vegas airport Jan 4, 2013
    Giants right-hander Sergio Romo was cited and briefly detained by police on New Year's Day at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after arguing with authorities, according to various reports
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