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The holiday season is about giving thanks to those we care about, and one of the main ways we do that these days is through the giving of gifts. With the hot stove cooling off a bit, teams are likely taking stock of where they stand, and have spots on their roster where they're hopeful of receiving gifts from players who either underperformed last year or otherwise had less-than-stellar performances in 2013.
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