GM: D-backs won't pursue Paul Konerko

Updated: November 16, 2010, 8:22 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

ORLANDO -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have recently been rumored as a potential landing spot for free agent first baseman and Scottsdale, Ariz., native Paul Konerko. Arizona GM Kevin Towers, however, told ESPNChicago.com on Tuesday that scenario is probably not going to take place.

"Paul grew up [in Arizona] in the valley," Towers said. "However, I haven't had any discussions with Paul or his agent. He's a great player coming off a great, great year."

Towers was asked if he would ...

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