Adam Wainwright pens a thank you letter to the St. Louis Cardinals: “You were there with me every pitch.”
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Josh Bailey bids farewell to New York Islanders fans: “I want to thank not just this great fan base, but the people of Long Island as a whole.”
This one goes out to the Washington Wizards from Bradley Beal: "You spend over a decade somewhere, and that place becomes more than just the team you play for. It becomes a part of you."
Sergio Romo says thank you to the San Francisco Giants: “This place means so much to me, in so many different ways. And it represents a lot of things I’ve never taken for granted about my baseball journey.”
Taylor Heinicke says thank you to Washington Commanders fans: “I felt like it wouldn’t be right to leave without telling you all how much you’ve meant to me.”
Harrison Bader says goodbye to the St. Louis Cardinals: “The support I felt from the fans in St. Louis, it always meant the world to me.”
Matt Carpenter says goodbye to the St. Louis Cardinals: “No matter where we go next, St. Louis is and always will be home.”
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