Tweet of the Week
For this was the week where, it seems, even the Diamondbacks' official Twitter account was reduced to spluttering terseness by the indignities heaped on long-suffering fans this season:
Seriously?— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 13, 2014
I'm sure we need no reminder of what triggered this outburst, but for the benefit of any future readers digging up this historical time-capsule, it was in reaction to a grand-slam hit by the opposing pitcher, the second granny of the game.
Shortstop Andrew Velazquez has set the Minor League Record, reaching base in 72 straight games with a 2nd inning hit— SB Silver Hawks (@Silver_Hawks) July 13, 2014
Americas newest hero: Jose Cano blanking Yasiel Puig— Steven Burt (@stevenburt) July 15, 2014
I haven’t been on the field in so long I just got an email reminding me to RSVP for the dbacks alumni game next month #uncle— Daniel Hudson (@DHuddy41) July 10, 2014
The Games in Diamondback Tweets
Diamondbacks 1, Marlins 2
Brasil crushes my heart every 4 years. The dbacks do it every fucking day... #dbacks— George Melo (@georgebmelo) July 9, 2014
Diamondbacks 4, Marlins 3
Jejejejjeje@DidiG18 hay vemos a los perdedores con la camisa d los campeones pic.twitter.com/04IApOfgMb— gerardo parra (@88_gparra) July 9, 2014
Unfortunately, ze Germans had other ideas...
Diamondbacks 0, Giants 5
[Insert obvious comment here]
Lincecum against Dbacks.....Paul Goldschmidt, please have mercy for Tim. Don't wreck him like always.— Roshan Patel (@Hasu128) July 12, 2014
Diamondbacks 2, Giants 0
Yankee and dbacks fans have had about the same day pic.twitter.com/8tVwqDgope— Psycotic Batman (@NotTwerkMuffin) July 12, 2014
Diamondbacks 4, Giants 8
@AZSnakepit we don’t talk about that— Daniel Hudson (@DHuddy41) July 13, 2014
The entire season is just one putrid festering garbage pile. #Dbacks— Joe B (@JoeCB91) July 13, 2014
The Week in McCarthy Tweets
How is life going for our favorite acerbic pitcher? Has moving to the Big Apple mellowed him in any way?
Fat chance, I'm pleased to say...
*Kramer's moviefone voice* "well why don't you just tell me what number isn't retired"— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) July 8, 2014
@SonnyGray2 calm down— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) July 11, 2014