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Pirates decline options on Maholm, 3 others

The Pittsburgh Pirates have declined club options on pitcher Paul Maholm, infielder Ronny Cedeno and catchers Ryan Doumit and Chris Snyder.

Maholm, who has spent all seven of his major league seasons with Pittsburgh, struggled to a 6-14 record and 3.66 earned run average in 26 starts this past year.

Cedeno batted .249 with two homers and 32 RBI in 128 games with Pittsburgh in 2011.

Doumit hit .303 with eight home runs and 30 RBI over 77 games, while Snyder batted .271 with three homers and 17 RBI in 34 contests.