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Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer (7) hits an RBI-single to take the lead 2-1 against Oakland Athletics catcher Kurt Suzuki during the eighth inning of an MLB baseball game on Friday, April 8, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minn. The Twins defeated the Athletics 2-1. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross)

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Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals is unable to throw Florida Marlins runner Omar Infante out at first during the third inning of a Major League Baseball game in Miami on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)

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Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz, front, trots home after his solo home run off Boston Red Sox's Clay Buchholz, back, in the seventh inning of an MLB baseball game on Sunday, April 3, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Kansas City Royals' Matt Treanor (15) hits a three-run home run during the 13th inning of an MLB baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, April 3, 2011. The Royals defeated the Angels 9-12. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Trader William Sachs, in a Philadelphia Phillies jersey, in observance of Major League Baseball's opening day, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, March 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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MLB Commissioner Bud Selig was told by health officials in 15 cities that baseball should not associate itself with smokeless tobacco, "a product that causes disease and death." (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Joe Torre looks on during a news conference to announce his new position as Major League Baseball's Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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FILE - This Oct. 27, 2010, file photo shows former Major League Baseball manager Joe Torre speaking before President Barack Obama arrives at an event marking Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A person with knowledge of the appointment says Torre has been hired as Major League Baseball's executive vice president of baseball operations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, because commissioner Bud Selig isn't expected to formally introduce Torre until Saturday. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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Graphic shows 2010 payrolls for the 30 Major League Baseball teams

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Graphic shows average salaries in Major League Baseball from 1970-

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Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, center, accompanied by his lawyers, Michael Attanasio, left, and Rusty Hardin, arrives at court in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, for an interim status conference on charges he lied to Congress when he denied taking steroids or other performance enhancing drugs. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi speaks to reporters at Major League Baseball's winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Roberto Gonzalez)

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San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean, right, talks to reporters during a media availability session at the Major League Baseball general managers meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia is just one of five African American pitchers in Major League Baseball. (Associated Press)

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Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts (1) and Mark Reynolds (12) high-five bench coach Willie Randolph, left, after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 during an MLB baseball game on Friday, April 1, 2011, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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Nobuyuki Suzuki, the father of Seattle Mariners Ichiro Suzuki who became the first Major League Baseball player with 10 consecutive 200-hit seasons, speaks to reporters with his calligraphy of an idiom by third century BC Chinese Confucian philosopher Xun Zi in Toyoyama in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. Nobuyuki said his son's achievements are the result of a lot of hard work while showing the Chinese idiom meaning: "any packhorse that runs slow can run fast and overtake a fine horse if it keeps running with a cart for 10 days." (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Nationals' Justin Maxwell hits a grand slam in the second inning of a Major League Baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010.

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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter (29) works in the first inning of a Major League Baseball game against he Atlanta Braves in Atlanta, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hugs former Milwaukee Brewers' Hank Aaron at a ceremony to unveil a statue of Selig outside Miller Park Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, in Milwaukee. Selig is the former owner of the Brewers. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig speaks at a ceremony to unveil a statue of Selig outside Miller Park Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, in Milwaukee. Selig is the former owner of the Milwaukee Brewers.