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NL West News and Rumors
Sabean says Pence will 'be a Giant next year'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.Upvote Share Tweet
Towers: D-backs will listen to offers for UptonDiamondbacks 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.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 7, 2012NEW 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.Upvote Share 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Photos: First look at Petco Park’s new dimensionsyahoo.com Updated Nov 7, 2012The 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 ouUpvote Share Tweet
Denver Post seeks buyer for stake in RockiesThe Denver Post is seeking to sell its minority ownership in the Colorado Rockies.Upvote Share Tweet
Padres bolster bullpen by trading for righty KloessMLB.com Updated Nov 7, 2012The Padres added some bullpen depth on Wednesday, trading outfielder Blake Tekotte to the White Sox for right-hander Brandon Kloess.Upvote Share TweetSan Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal has been suspended 50 games because of a positive test for testosterone.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 7, 2012NEW 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.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Nov 7, 2012The 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
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.