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"I always gave him a hard time because he didn't come to my debut, but he went to Stephen Strasburg's. It's OK. Mine was last-second, Stephen Strasburg we knew about for four years before he threw a game in the big leagues." -- Justin Masterson, on Tony Gwynn missing his Major League debut

Alec Shirkey is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.