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[February 06, 2014]  (The Sports Xchange)  Baltimore Orioles: Meek, Evan

RHP Evan Meek signed a minor league contract with the Orioles on Feb. 5 and received an invitation to spring training, the Baltimore Sun reported. Meek, 30, pitched with the Pirates from 2008 to 2012, going 7-7 with a 3.34 ERA in 156 relief appearances. Meek sent the entire 2013 season with the Rangers' Triple-A affiliate in Round Rock. He was 6-9 with a 4.50 ERA as both a reliever and starter.

Cleveland Indians: LaHair, Bryan

1B/OF Bryan LaHair signed a minor league contract with the Indians on Feb. 5 and received a non-roster invitation to spring training. LaHair, 31, is a veteran of three major league seasons with the Mariners (2008) and Cubs (2011-12), compiling a career batting mark of .260 with 26 doubles, 21 home runs and 56 RBIs in 195 games.

The left-handed hitting LaHair spent the 2013 season in Japan with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, and he hit .230/.306/.428 with 16 homers and 57 RBIs in 111 games.

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Free agent: Roe, Chaz

RHP Chaz Roe refused an outright assignment to Texas' Triple-A Round Rock affiliate and became a free agent Feb. 5. Roe, 27, went 1-0 with a 4.03 ERA in 21 major league appearances for Arizona last season. The Rangers claimed him off waivers from the Diamondbacks on Nov. 1.

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