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Figgins gets minor-league deal from Marlins, invite to camp

CBSSports.com wire reports

MIAMI -- Third baseman Chone Figgins has signed a minor-league contract with the Miami Marlins with an invitation to their major-league camp beginning next week.

Figgins, who signed Friday, hit .181 in 66 games with Seattle last season. He's a .277 career hitter with 337 stolen bases in 11 seasons, all in the American League.

Placido Polanco, 37, is expected to be the Marlins' starting third baseman.

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