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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Young Rangers fan recruiting Jose Bautista

By Richard Durrett

Jose Bautista certainly gets plenty of fan mail. But the Toronto slugger got an interesting letter from a young Rangers fan recently and shared it with his Twitter and Instagram followers.

Sweet letter from a young fan from #Texas must be a future General Manager in the making....Carta muy… http://t.co/WnvriwYsjH

— Jose Bautista (@JoeyBats19) November 14, 2013


Part of the letter reads:

"You are a good player if you could stay healthy, maybe you just need another city to play in, you should try the Rangers, they need another big bat and you could be that man."

The fan -- the letter is signed Billy Cantrell -- goes on to even suggest a new contract for Bautista, who is signed through 2015 and would have to be obtained via trade. Cantrell says "maybe 4 years and $80 million" and then adds: "At least think about it."

I thought it was neat that Cantrell wrote it and that Bautista shared it. No word on whether general manager Jon Daniels is currently recruiting Cantrell to join the front office.