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The Pittsburgh Pirates signed veteran catcher Rod Barajas to a one-year contract on Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the deal has a club option for 2013. Barajas, 36, batted .230 with 16 homers and 47 RBIs in 336 at-bats with the Los Angeles Dodgers this season.
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