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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...and, of course, a huge thank you to my teammates for accepting me & making me feel like family from day 1. I'll miss you all! — John Axford (@JohnAxford) August 15, 2014