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The Week in Diamondbacks Tweets

In which we peer over the parapet into the murky world of politics.

Cincinnati Reds v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Nick Doan/Getty Images

Tweet of the Week

It was particularly tough to keep track of Tweet of the Week contenders this time round, because McCain’s Tweet turned my usually innocuous search for “Dbacks” into a political cess-pool. Much credit is due to whoever runs the team account for acknowledging the Tweet, but in a way that managed to do so without making any kind of partisan statement. Really, this was a potential minefield, and a shrug emoji was likely the perfect response. Well played, Mr Social Media: well played.

Honorable mentions

It was the week of the draft: we got the usual Tweets thanking teams, families and divine entities for being selected. But also...

The Games in Diamondbacks Tweets

Diamondbacks 15, Padres 3
Diamondbacks 6, Brewers 8
Diamondbacks 3, Brewers 2
Diamondbacks 11, Brewers 1

Mindy will be Tweeting the next week from her (imaginary) sun-lounger by the pool in Bora Bora.

Diamondbacks 7, Tigers 6

A dramatic tragedy, in four acts.

Diamondbacks 2, Tigers 1