Minoring in Twitter: Players react to Bieber bust
As you may have heard, noted street racer and boxing fan Justin Bieber was arrested on Thursday, causing the social media universe to flip out. Baseball players, of course, had their stage on Twitter:
Bieber lookin like Miley in that mug shot…can’t be a gangster when you sing love songs for 12 year olds bud
— Christian Yelich (@ChristianYelich) January 24, 2014
Mets prospect Stefan Sabol clearly spent some time on this one, especially with the accented characters:
mo·ron ˈmôrˌän/ 1. a stupid person. synonyms:JUSTIN BIEBER, fool, idiot, ass, blockhead, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, imbecile
— Stefan Sabol (@UceDeuces_22) January 23, 2014
Bieber may be an idiot but the kid has phenomenal hair.
— Beau Wright (@LeftbutWright35) January 24, 2014
— Tony Sanchez (@Tony26Montana) January 23, 2014
Bieber you have changed! A RENTED Lamborghini, rented! I can’t believe that. — Evan Frey (@efrey14) January 23, 2014
Are they really going to deport Bieber? 😪 — Mark Sappington (@sappDIESEL) January 23, 2014
What is a “celeb expert”? How many years in school? We talking doctorate? pic.twitter.com/cbYTZsA5gX
— Matt Buschmann (@Busch26) January 24, 2014
— Rio Ruiz (@ruiz_rio) January 24, 2014
And a pre-arrest one, just for fun:
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Moving on, Angels prospect Nick Maronde split the 2013 season between the Texas League and the Majors. Now, he’s in Arizona, while the rest of us freeze:
Hope everyone is enjoying that polar vortex back home…. 75 and sunny here in AZ! — Nick Maronde (@NickMaronde) January 24, 2014
Rockies left-hander Christian Friedrich, who saw time at Triple-A Colorado Springs last year, is ready for a fight at Coors Field:
No one likes waiting in security lines at airports. Especially baseball players:
TSA, hire more people. It’s that simple. One person checking IDs on a Friday ain’t gonna cut it. — Matt Buschmann (@Busch26) January 24, 2014
Speaking of the airport:
I don’t I usually pay 3 dollars for a bottle of water, but when I do it’s at the airport. #StayThirstyMyFriends
— Ian Krol (@IanKrolTKB) January 22, 2014
Drumming up interest for the Olympics:
Cool runnings is on… Afternoon plans canceled
— Kyle Robinson (@RoBro28) January 24, 2014
Blue Jays lefty prospect Tony Davis is listed at 5-foot-11, 185 pounds. But now?
Twins outfielder Byron Buxton was swamped with congratulations from fellow players on Twitter after being named MLB.com’s No. 1 prospect entering 2014…
Wasn’t even in the TOP 100 last year! Awesome to be mentioned with that amazing crop of talent this year. On the rise! #mlbpipeline
— Marcus Stroman (@MStrooo7) January 24, 2014
Mariners prospect Isaiah Yates is lonely:
Someone talk to me
— isaiah⚾️ (@BammBoyy) January 24, 2014
A’s prospect Rashun Dixon is hungry:
if you loved me, you would bring me some food
— Rashun Dixon (@Sir_Peanut) January 24, 2014
Royals prospect Chevy Clarke is in love with Royals prospect Chevy Clarke:
Woke up thinking about nothing the but the hardworking man I am..
— IG: Chevezclarke (@OfficialChevy) January 24, 2014
Giants prospect Brandon Bednar is losing his patience:
Being put on hold makes me wanna punch someone in the face through the phone! 👊
— Brandon Bednar (@BrandonBednar1) January 24, 2014
So is the Yankees’ Danny Burawa:
I dont always get stuck behind a schoolbus on a 10 mile log single lane highway, but when I do its because I actually have somewhere to be.
— danny burawa (@dannyburawa) January 23, 2014
Cody Decker’s mind continues to work hard in the offseason:
The professor crashed the boat. Them being trapped in the island was his experiment. Think about it… It’s the ONLY explanation…..
— Cody Decker (@Decker6) January 24, 2014
— Cody Decker (@Decker6) January 24, 2014
How frustrating would it be for a mailman to open his own mail at home…. Work NEVER ends!….
— Cody Decker (@Decker6) January 23, 2014
Been there, done that:
Every time I attempt to play Call of Duty a controller ends up getting thrown thru the nearest window #IHateThisgame
— Kyle Zimmer (@kylezimmer11) January 23, 2014
Chipotle Tweets of the Week
Chipotle and playoff football!! What could be better?!? Omaha!
— Rob Kaminsky (@Kaminsky21) January 19, 2014
You’ve been warned: don’t take Reds prospect Ben Lively’s Chipotle:
When you come home and someone ate your left over chipotle…..I’ve been watching dexter enough to know I can get away killing them #pissed
— Ben Lively (@BenLively19) January 23, 2014
Someone (Cardinals Minor League Sam Tuivailala) is just starting to discover Chipotle:
Chipotle is slowly starting to become addicting.
— Sam Tuivailala (@Stuivailala) January 22, 2014
To the ballpark, right?
If only Chipotle delivered
— Derek Law (@DerekLaw24) January 21, 2014