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Grady Sizemore becomes free agent

Updated: October 31, 2011, 10:35 PM ET
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CLEVELAND -- Once the Indians' leadoff hitter, their constantly hustling All-Star outfielder and the undisputed face of their franchise, Grady Sizemore meant everything to Cleveland.

It couldn't last forever.

The Indians declined Sizemore's $9 million contract option for 2012 on Monday, cutting ties with the popular injury-plagued center fielder and making him eligible for free agency.

"This was an exceptionally difficult decision," general manager Chris Antonetti said. "We ...

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