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DODGERS: Right-hander Joe Mays agreed to a minor-league contract and will attend spring training as a nonroster invitee. He is 48-70 with a 5.05 ERA in 206 games, 156 as a starter.
RANGERS: Left-hander Bruce Chen agreed to a minor-league contract and will compete for the starting rotation. In nine seasons with eight teams he is 35-37 with a 4.60 ERA.
YANKEES: Left-hander Kei Igawa, expected to be in the starting rotation, threw on flat ground at the minor-league complex in Tampa. He is scheduled to throw off a mound on Monday. "He looks like he is going to be a real good pitcher," Yankees vice president Billy Connors said.