With Opening Day behind us, we’re ready to follow the Red Sox into a new season, so we wondered which players were worth a follow of their own on Twitter. Here are our awards.
Most Prolific: @middlebrooks
Third baseman Will Middlebrooks tweets more than any of his teammates. Plus, he’s funny.
Anybody know how to hit a knuckleball? I gotta find out before 1….
— Will Middlebrooks (@middlebrooks) February 25, 2013
Most Focused on, You Know, Baseball: @JacobyEllsbury Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury sticks mostly to career-related tweets. Sample tweet:
Woke up with so much extra energy heading to the field for an early work out! #DoWork
— Jacoby Ellsbury (@JacobyEllsbury) June 5, 2012
Most Amused: @dnavs33
Outfielder Daniel Nava keeps it upbeat with his day-to-day observations.
Love seeing elderly people driving straight muscle cars!! #respect
— Daniel Nava (@dnavs33) January 11, 2013
Biggest Fan of the History Channel’s Swamp People: @MikeNapoli25 First baseman and television enthusiast Mike Napoli can also keep you updated on his fishing exploits. Sample tweet:
Swamp people tonight!!
— Mike Napoli (@MikeNapoli25) February 15, 2013
Most Confused About this Whole Twitter Thing: @15Lasershow
Second baseman Dustin Pedroia is amusingly befuddled.
Hello hello Is there anybody in there?
— Dustin Pedroia (@15Lasershow) February 19, 2013