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Rockies officials to meet, discuss next manager

Rockies officials to meet, discuss next manager

ESPN.com Updated Nov 7, 2012
With the baseball general managers' meetings taking place at a hotel owned by Rockies owner Dick Monfort, Colorado officials are meeting this week to discuss a successor for manager Jim Tracy.
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  • Sabean says Pence will 'be a Giant next year'

    Sabean says Pence will 'be a Giant next year'

    ESPN.com Nov 7, 2012
    San 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.
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  • Towers: D-backs will listen to offers for Upton

    Towers: D-backs will listen to offers for Upton

    ESPN.com Nov 7, 2012
    Diamondbacks 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.
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  • Cabrera, Trout among finalists for AL MVP award

    Cabrera, Trout among finalists for AL MVP award

    CNNSI.com Nov 7, 2012
    NEW 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.
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  • McGwire back in SoCal as Dodgers hitting coach

    McGwire back in SoCal as Dodgers hitting coach

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Nov 7, 2012
    LOS 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.
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  • Photos: First look at Petco Park’s new dimensions

    Photos: First look at Petco Park’s new dimensions

    yahoo.com Nov 7, 2012
    The 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 ou
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  • Denver Post seeks buyer for stake in Rockies

    Denver Post seeks buyer for stake in Rockies

    ESPN.com Nov 7, 2012
    The Denver Post is seeking to sell its minority ownership in the Colorado Rockies.
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  • Padres bolster bullpen by trading for righty Kloess

    Padres bolster bullpen by trading for righty Kloess

    MLB.com Nov 7, 2012
    The Padres added some bullpen depth on Wednesday, trading outfielder Blake Tekotte to the White Sox for right-hander Brandon Kloess.
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  • Padres catcher Grandal gets 50-game drug ban

    Padres catcher Grandal gets 50-game drug ban

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Nov 7, 2012
    San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal has been suspended 50 games because of a positive test for testosterone.
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  • Delmon Young pleads guilty to harassment in NY

    Delmon Young pleads guilty to harassment in NY

    CNNSI.com Nov 7, 2012
    NEW 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.
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  • MLB won’t be altering its marijuana rules after Colorado and Wa…

    MLB won’t be altering its marijuana rules after Colorado and Washington pot news

    yahoo.com Nov 7, 2012
    The 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 …
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  • Video - Mark McGwire Named Dodgers Hitting Coach 03:39

    Mark McGwire Named Dodgers Hitting Coach

    Nov 7
    ESPNLosAngeles.com's Mark Saxon on Mark McGwire leaving Cardinals to become Dodgers hitting coach.
  • Video - Yasmani Grandal Banned 50 Games 02:49

    Yasmani Grandal Banned 50 Games

    Nov 7
    Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal has been suspended 50 games because of a positive test for testosterone.