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Fowler among six Rockies to file for arbitration

Fowler among six Rockies to file for arbitration

MLB.com CNNSI.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
Rockies outfielder Dexter Fowler, coming off his best season, and right-hander Jhoulys Chacin, who is bouncing back from an injury-shortened 2012, were among six Rockies to file for arbitration, the MLB Players Association announced Tuesday.
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  • Padres seek first All-Star Game at Petco Park

    Padres seek first All-Star Game at Petco Park

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler said on Tuesday that the team is preparing a presentation for Major League Baseball to propose an All-Star Game at Petco Park in San Diego.
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  • Top prospect Arenado matures at Double-A in 2012

    Top prospect Arenado matures at Double-A in 2012

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    Rockies top prospect Nolan Arenado turned 21 at the start of last season at Double-A Tulsa. It turned out he was old enough, all right ... old enough to experience stress in a baseball uniform for the first time.
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  • Capuano welcomes competition in rotation

    Capuano welcomes competition in rotation

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    In 2012, Chris Capuano had a career-best 3.72 ERA. His 198 1/3 innings pitched, second most on the Dodgers' staff, were his highest total since 2006. He also ranked second on the club with 12 wins and 162 strikeouts. Oh, and he probably lost his job for…
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  • Grace blames self for firing from Diamondbacks

    Grace blames self for firing from Diamondbacks

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    Former Arizona Diamondbacks television analyst Mark Grace says he blames himself, not the team, for firing him last season.
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  • Video - Mulcoy's World 03:44

    Mulcoy's World

    Jan 15
    Based in Santa Cruz, Calif., Josh Mulcoy is on a global hunt to find the best, most remote surf on the planet. From Iceland to the wilderness of Alaska, Canada and islands untold, the more off the beaten path the better. And 2013 promises to see more
  • Video - Buster Blog: Dodgers Interested In Soriano 02:30

    Buster Blog: Dodgers Interested In Soriano

    Jan 15
    Buster Olney blogs about the Dodgers' interest in signing Rafael Soriano.

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    Jan 15
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    Jan 15
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    Jan 15
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