J.J. Putz is way excited about his Justin Bieber autograph

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Here’s something I did not know: Panini puts out Justin Bieber trading cards.

And, apparently, the Diamondbacks got a box of said cards in the clubhouse, J.J. Putz pulled an autographed card and Brad Ziegler was there to capture the excitement.

Putz does have twin daughters, age 7, so he’s probably not going to keep the card for himself. Or maybe, judging by the look on his face, we shouldn’t be so quick to assume.

Colby Rasmus signs a minor league deal with the Orioles

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Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports that Colby Rasmus has agreed to a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles.

Rasmus, 31, played only 37 games with the Rays last year. The reason: the previous offseason he underwent surgery to repair his left hip labrum and his core muscle, and the hip continued to bother him throughout spring training. He began the season on the disabled list and made his debut on May 2, hitting .281/.318/.579 in 129 plate appearances before going back on the DL June 23. He’d never return, “stepping away” from the game in the words of the club, which placed him on the restricted list for the remainder of the season.