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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, Texas Rangers starting pitcher Miles Mikolas throws against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Seattle. Right-hander Miles Mikolas is returning from Japan, agreeing to a $15.5 million, two-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. The 29-year-old’s agreement was announced Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)