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FILE - This Oct. 6, 2012 file photo shows Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker laughing before Game 1 of the National League division baseball series between the San Francisco Giants and the Reds, in San Francisco. The Reds and Baker have agreed to a two-year contract extension. The Reds said a formal announcement will be made Monday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2012.The 63-year-old manager led the team to its second National League Central Division title in three seasons this year. He has been with the Reds five seasons. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
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FILE - This Oct. 6, 2012 file photo shows Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker laughing before Game 1 of the National League division baseball series between the San Francisco Giants and the Reds, in San Francisco. The Reds and Baker have agreed to a two-year contract extension. The Reds said a formal announcement will be made Monday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2012.The 63-year-old manager led the team to its second National League Central Division title in three seasons this year. He has been with the Reds five seasons. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

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