Quote to note

"Bro, I think it's awesome. I think it's so amazing. Just what the front office is doing, not only in the locker room does it make everything better, but even for the fan base. This is not a one-and-done type organization anymore. I feel that we're starting to create an identity of who we are."
--Swisher, on the Indians' recent long-term deals with Kipnis,Gomes and Brantley

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