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Minoring in Twitter: Team bonding in Peoria

By Danny Wild

Maury Povich’s long-running daytime talk show has devolved (my mom watches all the time) into two related subjects: DNA tests and lie detectors on sketchy characters. How is that relevant? Imagine the entire Peoria Chiefs’ team gathered around the TV waiting to see a dramatic paternity test revealed — Tyrell Jenkins, the Cardinals’ No. 7 prospect, said a little Maury drama is just what the Chiefs needed on a recent road trip to Burlington:

Staying with Jenkins, he also helped us continue the great trend of this recurring feature in revealing the sleeping habits of road-weary Minor Leaguers. Meet Nick Martini on the Chiefs’ team bus:

It’s one of those videos that just gets funnier the more you watch. Meanwhile, Twins right-hander Trevor May, an accomplished DJ on his off-days, is seeking the public’s help in his next tune:

Bucs prospect Jameson Taillon reminds us it’s not all bright lights and adoring fans in the Minors. Sometimes, when you’re not being filmed while sleeping on a bus, you’re stuck without air conditioning:

Marlins pitcher Beau Wright asks:

It’s actually spelled “Bonito” and they are “medium-sized.”

Reno’s Zeke Spruill was thirsty and also had a question:

Through the magic of the Internets, I found that though some water is packaged in cans, it’s usually sold in clear plastic bottles so as to show it’s purity and clarity. Makes sense, we’d all like to know we’re not drinking swamp water.

Braves outfielder Cody Livesay prefers grammar and words like “knaidel” to the NBA Playoffs, and really, who can blame him?

Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez Tweeted earlier that he’d like someone to come wear his jersey on Thursday and take his place at the plate against a knuckleballer. He then offered up expert advice:

Tony then followed that up with a photo of Bucs No. 1 prospect Gerrit Cole showing his newfound Indianapolis pride (he’s from California):

Marcus Stroman is back from his suspension and now subject to being miserable on bus rides like the rest of baseball:

Jupiter catcher Alex Burg is getting acquainted with rain delays in Florida’s Palm Beach:

Future Yankees dressed as cowboys? It could be a reality according to Trenton’s Mike O’Brien:

On the topic of cowboys, Cody Decker chimes in:

We’ll end with Jeremy Barfield’s take on an early Sacramento rally:

Chipotle Tweet of the Week

Darin Gorski first announces his addiction and then comforts himself on it:

Prospect Uniformed: Rays Shortstop Hak-Ju Lee in Every Minor League Jersey He’s Worn

People seem to forget that MLB.com’s No. 32 overall prospect Hak-Ju Lee was traded. Lee was shipped along with right-handed starter Chris Archer from the Cubs to the Rays almost two years ago to the day, on Jan. 8, 2011 in the Matt Garza deal. The 22-year-old South Korean shortstop has strengthened his prospect stock since switching organizations. He is expected to play ball at Triple-A Durham next season, representing his third team in Tampa Bay’s system and fifth overall. Here are the previous four, in a gallery.

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