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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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For MLB, the other woman isn’t prettier than the Rays

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The other woman isn’t pretty enough. Not yet, anyway. Still, there is time. If you are a fan of baseball in Tampa Bay, you could not help but notice when Commissioner Rob Manfred flirted a bit this week with Montreal, which is expected to be the other option if things don’t work in Tampa Bay. It is a role that long-time fans of St. Petersburg should know well. After all, we were the ones that baseball dallied with for years.…

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