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Pirates new reliever John Axford introduces himself to Pittsburgh fans in full pirate costume

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The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed reliever John Axford off waivers from the Cleveland Indians, and Axford responded with a hilarious tweet introducing himself to Pirates fans.

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There is only a month and a half left in the 2014 MLB season, but it looks like Pirates fans will grow to love Axford pretty quickly.

The 31-year old righty also gave a heartfelt goodbye to Cleveland despite just joining the team this year.

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