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08:11 AM ET 02.18 | In the crowded house that is the catcher position in Fort Myers, one name has stepped up quickly. It hasn't taken David Ross long to take control behind the plate. The catcher, who was signed to a two-year deal over the winter, was firm and vocal while catching Jon Lester Sunday, offering tips on mechanics during the outing, then huddling with Lester to go over some issues after the outing. "He's an encouraging catcher," said Farrell. "Just talking to guys who have thrown to him, there's been such positive feedback on the interactions that they've had, either after a bullpen or while they're actually throwing a pen and David's comments in between pitches. He encourages every guy that he catches. I think pitchers feel that connection."

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David Ross, US Presswire David Ross, US Presswire
February 18, 2013  08:55 AM ET

Attention Dirty Little Fantasy League Team Owners:

The site is paid for and I've sent PayPal requests for league dues to the email addresses you have listed on the CBS site.

I don't have time to chase you folks down for payment this year so I'm doing things a little differently. If payment hasn't been recieved by the end of the day on Sunday, February 24th, your spot will be offered to everyone on the waiting list and the first person to pay gets it.

If you see or have any contact with any of the other team owners, please make sure they're aware of this.

Thanks.

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February 18, 2013  09:11 AM ET
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You just had to copy and paste that one, didn't you?

Easiest way to get his message out there.

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February 18, 2013  09:44 AM ET
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Attention Dirty Little Fantasy League Team Owners:The site is paid for and I've sent PayPal requests for league dues to the email addresses you have listed on the CBS site.I don't have time to chase you folks down for payment this year so I'm doing things a little differently. If payment hasn't been recieved by the end of the day on Sunday, February 24th, your spot will be offered to everyone on the waiting list and the first person to pay gets it.If you see or have any contact with any of the other team owners, please make sure they're aware of this.Thanks.

I already paid.

February 18, 2013  09:47 AM ET
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I already paid.

Did you pay in cash, bacon or tin foil hats?

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February 18, 2013  09:49 AM ET
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Did you pay in cash, bacon or tin foil hats?

Old moose antlers. He's going to make PED's from them and sell them to the Alabama football team. He'll clean up.

February 18, 2013  09:49 AM ET
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Good morning Moose & clem!

Good morning Cat!

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February 18, 2013  09:50 AM ET
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I already paid.

Mighty promptly, I might add.

I appreciate it and marked your payment on the finances page.

February 18, 2013  09:51 AM ET
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Good morning Moose & clem!

Good morning, good looking!

February 18, 2013  09:52 AM ET
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Mighty promptly, I might add.I appreciate it and marked your payment on the finances page.

I marked it in his dossier.

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February 18, 2013  09:52 AM ET
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Old moose antlers. He's going to make PED's from them and sell them to the Alabama football team. He'll clean up.

Good business acumen.

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February 18, 2013  09:56 AM ET
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Haha!How goes it Slinky?! Every time I hear Steely Dan I think of you and wonder where the hell you've been ...

Thanks, Cat.

My business took an unexpected turn last September and I just haven't had the time for much besides my work and family.

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