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Werth pleads guilty, will serve 5 days for reckless driving

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and been sentenced to five days in jail for driving 105 mph on the Capital Beltway.

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APNewsBreak: AP source: Minaya to leave Padres, join union

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya is leaving his job as senior vice president of the San Diego Padres to become a special adviser to Major League Baseball Players Association head Tony Clark.

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Suzuki says new sense of enthusiasm behind Marlins deal

Ichiro Suzuki, right, and Miami Marlins president David Samson, left, speak during a news conference in Tokyo, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Ichiro says a renewed sense of enthusiasm was behind his decision to sign a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins. His deal includes $2.8 million in performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $400,000 for 300 and the same amount for each additional 50 through 600. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

TOKYO (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki says a renewed sense of enthusiasm was behind his decision to sign a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins.

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Reliever Jenrry Mejia, Mets get 1-year deal, no arbitration

NEW YORK (AP) — Reliever Jenrry Mejia and the New York Mets reached agreement Wednesday on a one-year contract worth $2,595,000 and avoided salary arbitration.

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Phillies elevate Montgomery to chairman

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have elevated David Montgomery from president to chairman and named Hall of Famer Pat Gillick team president.

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