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On Saturday night, the Cleveland Indians lost a heartbreaker against the Detroit Tigers, falling 5-4 after a two-run homer in the eighth inning. Frustrated with losing another tough game to a division rival, an Indians fan tagged second baseman Jason Kipnis in an angry tweet. Kipnis didn’t just let it roll off his shoulders.

One of my least favorite things about Twitter is when fans tag athletes in tweets whining about their performances (especially fantasy football tweets, but that’s another story). There’s nothing this will accomplish aside from pissing the athlete off and making you look like a clown, and that’s exactly what happened here.

And for the record, the Tribe lost another tough game marked by a late inning Tigers comeback on Sunday, falling 6.5 games back of Detroit in the AL Central and five back of the Royals for the American League’s second Wild Card spot. I can see why fans are getting riled up – close losses are just the worst.


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I hate your favorite team. I also sort of hate most of my favorite teams.