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Steve Pearce, Orioles agree to $3.7 million, 1-year contract

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce has agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract and avoided a salary arbitration hearing.

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4 minor leaguers suspended for drug violations

NEW YORK (AP) — Four minor league baseball players have been suspended because of drug violations.

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Legislature wants ranking of stadium and pro sports projects

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s legislative leaders are ordering their own economists to rank and evaluate proposals to hand out millions in taxpayer money to professional sports teams.

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Craig Biggio ‘kind of speechless’ after Hall of Fame visit

Former Houston Astros player Craig Biggio, left, looks at Yogi Berra autographed baseballs with Erik Strohl, vice president of exhibitions and collections, during his orientation visit at the Baseball Hall of Fame on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Cooperstown, N.Y. Biggio will be inducted to the Hall in July. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Craig Biggio was “kind of speechless” after completing his pre-induction tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Ramon Santiago agrees to minor league deal with Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Infielder Ramon Santiago has agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and will report to major league spring training.

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