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Javier Vazquez finalizes one-year deal

Updated: December 2, 2010, 6:51 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Pitcher Javier Vazquez says he turned down a couple multiyear offers to sign a one-year deal with the Florida Marlins.

He liked the fit with Florida that much.

"I'm at a point in my career where I'm not looking for too many more years," the 34-year-old Vazquez said with a chuckle Thursday after he and the Marlins finalized a $7 million deal for 2011. "I identified a few teams I wanted to play for. Thankfully the Marlins were first on that list, and we made it happen."

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