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  • FILE - In a March 31, 2014, file photo San Francisco Giants' Sergio Romo celebrates the final out against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning of an opening day baseball game in Phoenix. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free agent reliever Sergio Romo is closing in on a new contract with the San Francisco Giants. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)

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  • Japanese professional baseball team Yomiuri Giants manager Tatsunori Hara answers a question during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui and Hara will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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  • Former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui listens a question during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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  • Former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui holds up a promotional t-shirt with his number 55 during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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  • Former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui answers a question during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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  • Former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui watches a screen during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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  • Former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui smiles during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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  • Former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui pauses during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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  • FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Daniel Descalso, left, is unable to turn a double play after making an out against Cincinnati Reds' Ramon Santiago during the fifth inning of a baseball game in St. Louis' Zack Cozart was safe at first. The Colorado Rockies needed a versatile infielder, and so they added Descalso with a $3.6 million, two-year contract Tuesday, Dec. 16. (AP Photo/Scott Kane, File)

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  • Free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera, answers questions while being introduced as one of the newest Chicago White Sox' baseball players at a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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