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1B Mientkiewicz headed to minors

Updated: May 5, 2010, 8:48 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- First baseman Doug Mientkiewicz has agreed to a minor league contract with the Florida Marlins and will report to their Triple-A affiliate in New Orleans.

The Marlins confirmed the deal Wednesday.

The 35-year-old Mientkiewicz is attempting a comeback from a separated shoulder that required surgery last season and limited him to 18 at-bats for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was with them in spring training this year but failed to make the team.

Mientkiewicz broke into the ...

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