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Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Sean Rodriguez throws to third base after fielding a ground ball by Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista during the fifth inning of an exhibition baseball game Friday, March 7, 2014, in Dunedin, Fla. The runner was safe. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Sean Rodriguez throws to third base after fielding a ground ball by Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista during the fifth inning of an exhibition baseball game Friday, March 7, 2014, in Dunedin, Fla. The runner was safe. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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