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Phillies send Pence to Giants

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Hunter Pence hopes this sequel has a better ending.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded the two-time All-Star right fielder to the San Francisco Giants for three players on Tuesday. It's the second time in two years Pence went from last place to first place right before the non-waiver trade deadline.

The Phillies got outfielder Nate Schierholtz, minor league catcher Tommy Joseph and minor league right-handed pitcher Seth Rosin.

"Thank you Philadelphia for all your support and passion. Excited to see what awaits me in San Francisco!" Pence wrote on Twitter.

Earlier, the cost-cutting Phillies sent two-time All-Star center …

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