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Photo of the Day: J.D. Martinez's new best friend is a giraffe

Detroit Tigers' J.D. Martinez heads for the dugout after scoring against the Chicago White Sox during a baseball game Sunday, June 5, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson) (Duane Burleson/AP)

The offseason is a time to relax, catch up with old friends and, sometimes, make new ones. On Sunday, J.D. Martinez did just that, and couldn't resist taking a selfie with his brand new bestie:

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Made a new friend today @sandiegozoo

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Martinez probably shouldn't tell the giraffe he's a Tiger, though -- that could cause some tension in the friendship.