Endy Chavez was still accepting congratulations today, although many teammates weren't certain precisely what they were congratulating him for.
On Monday, Mike Sweeney and the team held a ceremony for Chavez having earndd his American citizenship - during which Sweeney and others teased him that he was no longer a Latino.
Turns out, it was his residency, not a change of citizenship - Chavez had been issued a green card.
"And I can't even have that yet," he said.
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As for the clubhouse ceremony?
"It was a lot of fun," Chavez said.