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No cases heard in arbitration, first time since '74

No cases heard in arbitration, first time since '74

CNNSI.com Updated Feb 19, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) -- San Francisco catcher Buster Posey received the steepest increase among players in salary arbitration this year.
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  • Lopez struck by batted ball, bruises pitching hand

    Lopez struck by batted ball, bruises pitching hand

    MLB.com Feb 19, 2013
    Javier Lopez and the Giants survived a scare Tuesday, when the left-hander sustained a bruise as he was struck on the back of his pitching hand by a short-hop batted ball. Manager Bruce Bochy said that X-rays of Lopez's hand revealed no fracture.
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  • Local brewery joins Giants in development project

    Local brewery joins Giants in development project

    MLB.com Feb 19, 2013
    Anchor Brewing, the largest manufacturer in San Francisco, has joined the city and the Giants organization in the Mission Rock Development Project as the first tenant of a 27-acre project planned for Pier 48.
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  • Walter Johnson's family auctioning memorabilia

    Walter Johnson's family auctioning memorabilia

    CNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ticket is for Row 1, Section B, Seat 7 of the Lower Grand Stand at Griffith Stadium. Game 7 of the 1924 World Series. The perforations are still intact - it was never torn in two by a ticket-taker. It's the only one of its kind kn…
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  • Kevin Towers on being ‘sexiest GM’: ‘That’s not going to get me…

    Kevin Towers on being ‘sexiest GM’: ‘That’s not going to get me a contract extension’

    yahoo.com Feb 19, 2013
    PHOENIX - Nearing the end of Cactus League media day at Chase Field on Monday, Bruce Bochy gave a hardy chuckle and cracked a wry grin. The San Francisco Giants manager had seen The Stew's rankings of the sexiest GMs in baseball, and that his former bos
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Free agency this year loaded with talent, not big spenders; ma…

    Feb 19
    Although there are four teams with more than $30 million in cap room with the dawn of free agency two weeks away, I expect this to be a stingy season for one of the best free agent classes ever.
  • NBA Coast to Coast: Second-half storylines to watch in East

    Feb 19
    Here's a look at some of the top second-half storylines to watch in the East.