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...also, Gio just signed a deal with Wilson gloves. Photo above of Gio signing the contract in his kitchen (with aforementioned Curly W on the fridge in the background -- we're assuming that's Gio's fridge), and below posing with his agent and new red Wilson glove and a rep from Wilson, via @GioGonzalez47 himself.
Wonder how those Adam LaRoche negotiations are going. How many days until pitchers report again?
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No news on the Adam LaRoche front. But remember last Christmas, when Bryce Harper got a puppy and named him Swag? Of course you do.
Well, in case you were wondering how the pup was doing, Harper Tweeted the photo above Thursday night ("Me and the buddy hangin out! Best dog around! #swag").
Indeed, it seems Swag is all grown up now.
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Well, last year we rung in the New Year with a photo of Tyler Clippard and Drew Storen wearing festive hats on New Year's Eve. This year, we'll go with Ryan Zimmerman wearing one of those hats last night, with his fiancee. Happy New Year, NatsTown.
Lotsa unfinished business in 2013...how many days until pitchers and catchers report?
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