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Sabean says Pence will 'be a Giant next year'Updated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetSan Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean can guarantee that outfielder Hunter Pence will be back with the team in 2013. He is not close to ready to make the same assurances with closer Brian Wilson.
Towers: D-backs will listen to offers for UptonUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetDiamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers said Wednesday that it's "unlikely" the team will trade right fielder Justin Upton this offseason, but it will not be for a lack of dialogue.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera is one of five finalists for the AL MVP award in voting by the Baseball Writers Association of America.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetLOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mark McGwire was hired Wednesday as hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he'll work with All-Star sluggers Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier.
Photos: First look at Petco Park’s new dimensionsUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetThe San Diego Padres recently announced plans to move the fences in at pitcher-friendly Petco Park by approximately ten feet from the indentation in the right-field corner all the way to right-center field - an area covering roughly 30 percent of the ouSource: yahoo.com
Denver Post seeks buyer for stake in RockiesUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetThe Denver Post is seeking to sell its minority ownership in the Colorado Rockies.
Padres bolster bullpen by trading for righty KloessUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetThe Padres added some bullpen depth on Wednesday, trading outfielder Blake Tekotte to the White Sox for right-hander Brandon Kloess.Source: MLB.comShare TweetSan Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal has been suspended 50 games because of a positive test for testosterone.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Detroit Tigers star Delmon Young pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated harassment in an incident last spring where he shouted an anti-Semitic slur and tackled a man to the ground outside a Manhattan hotel, prosecutors said.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe news that Colorado and Washington state had legalized recreational marijuana use on Tuesday night caused roughly 23,762 people to make the same joke about Tim Lincecum demanding a trade to either the Colorado Rockies or Seattle Mariners. Those same …Source: yahoo.com
Mark McGwire Named Dodgers Hitting CoachNov 7ESPNLosAngeles.com's Mark Saxon on Mark McGwire leaving Cardinals to become Dodgers hitting coach.
Yasmani Grandal Banned 50 GamesNov 7Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal has been suspended 50 games because of a positive test for testosterone.