Drew Storen Says He Was Doing 'Netflix & Chill' When He Found Out He Was Traded

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 12, 2016

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (40) celebrates with relief pitcher Drew Storen (22) after a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Washington. The Nationals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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The phrase "Netflix and chill" often gets misused on the Internet, as not everyone fully understands its meaning.

That may or not be the case with newly acquired Toronto Blue Jays reliever Drew Storen. If he does know what the popular phrase means, then he just gave everyone a bit too much information.

On Friday night, the Washington Nationals traded Storen and cash to Toronto in exchange for outfielder Ben Revere and a player to be named later. Given that it's the offseason and the trade went down late at night, the 28-year-old may not have been totally aware of what was going on before he was informed of the deal.

In fact, Storen was apparently spending some quality time with his wife when he got the call from Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo:

Chris Lingebach @ChrisLingebach

Drew Storen on finding out about trade: "I was doing a little Netflix and chill with my wife and Mike Rizzo gave me a call."

TMI alert.

It's unclear if he actually knows what the phrase means because he really was just watching Netflix and chilling, according to Megan Robinson of Global Sports:

Now that's a show that requires your undivided attention.

Before you go tweeting at him about the show, be mindful: Storen hadn't finished the series when he talked about the trade.

Ben Nicholson-Smith @bnicholsonsmith

Drew Storen was watching Making a Murderer on Netflix when he heard about the trade to #BlueJays. No spoilers, he's only on episode 5.

He's just getting into the craziness that is Making a Murderer. If you've seen it, keep your trap shut.

Pitchers and catchers don't report for another month, so Storen has plenty of time to finish Making a Murderer and, um, do some more "Netflix and chilling."



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