In Thursday’s Hunt and Peck I wrote about how athletes being candid is awesome. With Twitter, we seem to have more access to them than ever and getting a glimpse of their lives and thoughts adds a level of humanity to a world sometimes devoid of it.
So, with that in mind, Matt Carpenter has been tweeting more often and with more personality lately and I am totally here for it.
Not to rag on his Twitter too much, but before this week it mostly consisted of tweets like this (along with a bunch of TCU tweets):
Which is fine, just not anything to write a post around, you know? But recently, something changed. The tweets went from hashtag ad to hashtag rad (sorry, sorry, I’m trying to remove it). Early this week I reported on his tweet about the alleged bald eagle fight like the esteemed journalist I am, but ever since the Super Bowl (maybe a little bit before), Carp’s been dropping tweet dimes left and right. Let’s examine and appreciate:
WARNING.. cabin pressure can turn your toddlers sippy cup to into a fountain upon flipping the lid open. My apologies to the 4 rows seated around us who are soaking wet— Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) February 1, 2018
Rolled over this morning and shouted... “Happy super bowl honey!”... was not greeted with the same enthusiasm..— Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) February 4, 2018
I want to be the kid who got a selfie with Justin Timberlake— Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) February 5, 2018
An açaí bowl is a great healthy start to your day if your looking to be hungry again in 45 minutes #cravings— Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) February 8, 2018
Asked all the time “what does it take to get through a 162 game baseball schedule”.. Well the morning should start off with a good balance breakfast(translation=coffee) go to field with a consistent routine that prepares you both mentally and physically (translation=coffee.)— Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) February 9, 2018
Matt Carpenter is legitimately funny, folks. I am pretty excited that he is now sharing his humor with us via Twitter!
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