Blue Jays-Marlins Trade as Told by Twitter

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Blue Jays-Marlins Trade as Told by Twitter
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Every now and then, we as Twitter-ers are graced with a moment that makes Twitter explode with activity. I’m talking big time situations, where it does not matter who you follow, some sort of news will creep into your timeline about it.

If you’re on Twitter, you know exactly what I’m talking about. These are the type of things that keep people checking Twitter to get the most up to date news and reaction to ongoing current events.

I’m not saying the Miami Marlins-Toronto Blue Jays trade was a world stopping, where-were-you-when type of moment, but it did cause writers, bloggers, reporters, analysts, and casual fans from every sport to give their two cents.

People whose normal tweets centre on the NFL, CFL, NCAA, MLB, NHL or NBA were all consumed by the blockbuster trade and took to Twitter to tell everyone. Athletes from all over the world got in on the action. It got to the point where “AL East” and “Jose Reyes” were trending worldwide. That’s big.

And this was all before the trade was confirmed by the MLB. Right, Casey Janssen?

The firestorm started with Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi, both of FOX sports:

The onslaught of tweets continued from there. Here are some current player reactions:

And then there were those whose job it is to report and react to things like this:

And as is usually the case, Logan Morrison caps it all off with this gem:

Since you read this, I’d say there’s a good chance you’re on Twitter, so give me a follow:

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