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Rays call up OF Grady Sizemore

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The Tampa Bay Rays have purchased the contract of three-time All-Star Grady Sizemore from Class A Charlotte. Sizemore, released by Philadelphia on June 1, signed with the Rays two weeks later. He spent the past week playing for Charlotte. The 32-year-old outfielder joined the Rays on Sunday and was the designated hitter against Boston. He has a .265 batting average in 10 major league seasons. “We’re going to face a string of right-handed pitching here in these upcoming games, and…

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Rays sign Grady Sizemore to minor league contract

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The Tampa Bay Rays have signed outfielder Grady Sizemore to a minor league contract. The team announced the signing Monday. The 32-year old Sizemore was released by Philadelphia earlier this month. Sizemore will report to the Rays’ spring training complex in Port Charlotte, Fla., this week to start working out. No date has been set for when he will play in minor league games. He has a .265 average with 144 homers and 491 RBIs during a 10-year big league…

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