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Episode 159 After a week’s hiatus, FanGraphs Audio returns with managing editor Dave Cameron reacting to the news from the internet that Cincinnati first baseman Joey Votto is coming to terms on an extension with the Reds. Also discussed: Juan Francisco, Carlos Zambrano, the FanGraphs organizatio...
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