Minoring in Twitter: Peyton Manning torments the Minors
By Danny Wild
You’d think being arguably the most talented pitcher in the Minor Leagues would be enough to sort of feel above everyone else. And rightfully so — if I was Jameson Taillon, I would feel like the man. I’d walk into Chick-Fil-A and expect the VIP booth and the finest waffle fries. But for this humble Pirates No. 1 prospect, he gets his real thrills by seeing the common folk wait for their fried chicken on the drive-thru line:
Laughing at the people at Chick Fila who are waiting in the 20 car drive thru line. No wait inside. #GotHeeeem
— Jameson Taillon (@JTaillon19) August 30, 2013
Cody Decker admits to stealing money and winning back Julia Roberts. Or maybe he was the flexible ninja guy?
Being back in Vegas reminds me of that one time 10 colleagues and I robbed 3 major Las Vegas casinos while dressed in SWAT team attire…
— Cody Decker (@Decker6) September 1, 2013
On the mound, Wild Thing! A nickname I grew up with:
Second to last game of the year. LP decided to make the lineup with nicknames. Lol http://t.co/7K9gwCdwyI
— Lance Durham (@LanceBullDurham) September 1, 2013
Pretty funny, A’s outfield prospect Rashun Dixon took to Twitter to complain about his mom waking him up with early phone calls. Mom, please. Only problem? Mrs. Dixon is also on Twitter, and you best believe she follows her son:
@Sir_Peanut Hahaha, I do realize it but the only thing comes from sleeping is a dream. Get up and get at it! Never stop working!
— Velma Dixon (@dxnhrd2b) September 5, 2013
Instructional League in Arizona?
I see mountains, cactus, and a whole lotta nothing… Where am I?
— Robby Rowland (@RobbyRow_12) September 6, 2013
Jake Floethe is a Rays Minor Leaguer with Double-A Montgomery in the Southern League. Enough said?
When you know you are grocery shopping in the South… pic.twitter.com/VtMjLClHY6
— Jake Floethe (@jfloethe38) September 6, 2013
Pawtucket’s Tony Thomas reveals the elusive Red Sox’s “Locker Room Man,” who evidently hides behind players being interviewed?
— Tony Thomas (@GoldGlover2B) September 6, 2013
Yes, we know.
When in doubt… Can’t ever go wrong with Chipotle!
— Brett Eibner (@Brett_Eibner) September 6, 2013
The season (and your Moniker Madness run) is over, Stone.
Am I really going home?? Lol
— Stone Speer (@StoneSpeer) September 6, 2013
Anthony Ranaudo protecting the teeth:
Just another picture to blow up your feeds. Got that focus while playing with my mouthpiece 😁👽 http://t.co/5lyjnZpO52
— Anthony Ranaudo (@anthony_ranaudo) September 6, 2013
Mariners prospect Isaiah Yates shows off his dogpile-hurdling skills from Thursday’s Appy League championship clincher:
Dog Pile! P.S. I’m number 12 the one that got massive air time 😂😉 pic.twitter.com/zJO3HR1Phl
— Isaiah Kane Yates⚾ (@BammBoyy) September 6, 2013
Yates’ teammate, Gabe Franca, Delivered the walk-off hit. Evidently, he did not get to sleep after the excitement:
Its 6:37 in the AM
— Gabe Franca™ (@KingFrancaaa) September 6, 2013
Peyton Manning rules the Minors
We noticed a trend on Friday: a lot of Minor Leaguers who either rode Peyton Manning’s seven-touchdown night to a Week 1 fantasy win or were crushed when they were on the [likely] losing end of that performance. (Luckily, I did not face Mr. Manning this week):
— Brett Marshall (@bmarshall90) September 6, 2013
Peyton Manning might have just single handedly beat my fantasy team before the weekend even gets here. — Tyler Lyons (@Tyler_Lyons) September 6, 2013
— Bryan Harper (@BryanHarper45) September 6, 2013
— Brad Brach (@BradBrach58) September 6, 2013
— Kyle Gibson (@kgib44) September 6, 2013
Peyton’s doin it
— dustin martin (@dustinmartin15) September 6, 2013
Mark Sanchez might be dethroned!!!! #CmonMan
— Chris Matulis (@CMatulis21) September 6, 2013
Flacco got paid more than Peyton Manning to be like Peyton Manning.
— Ryan Christenson (@RyanPaul31) September 6, 2013
Peyton making it look way too easy…
— Xavier Scruggs (@Xavier_Scruggs) September 6, 2013
Well Peyton is absolutely destroying any hope of Fantasy week 1 win #FirstAngryFootballTweet
— Kyle Zimmer (@kylezimmer11) September 6, 2013
Chipotle Tweets of the Week
Straight to the dugout, right?
I wish chipotle delivered
— brandon meredith (@bmeezytrain) September 6, 2013
Really wish Chipotle delivered #stranded
— Jeff Kobernus (@J_Kobe23) September 2, 2013
— Ryan Hafner (@RHafner8610) September 4, 2013
Not eating at chipotle, tropical smoothie, or panera feels weird 6 months straight now a delicious home cooked meal! #mamascookin
— Randy Fontanez (@R_Fonzy27) September 2, 2013
Rays prospect Riley Unroe eats mexican food and announces he’s “about to be bomb.” Use your imagination I guess.
Chipotle with my boy @taylor_flores20 haven’t had this is such a long time! About to be BOMB
— Riley Unroe (@riley_unroe) September 1, 2013
An actual glimpse into the Minor League Chipotle obsession:
— Jarrett Casey (@JCasey13) August 31, 2013
— Luke Jackson (@YaBoy77) August 29, 2013
Hey everyone, just letting you know I’m doing exactly the thing you definitely would assume I would be doing today:
Having chipotle down the street >
— Evan Rutckyj (@erudz) September 5, 2013