The Chirp

This is The Chirp, your all-inclusive look at the best observations, jokes and photos that athletes have recently shared on social media. Because while not every story can be told in 140 characters… some can:

Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz on the #squads within the All-Star squad:

Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson on All-Star Game fan fiction:

…and crime and punishment:

…and nice touches:

Tigers pitcher David Price on #ThatFeelingWhen you’re suddenly a veteran:

Rockets forward Sam Dekker& more on MVP Mike Trout’s leadoff HR to lead the AL to a 6-3 win:

Mike Trout… That name will be remember in baseball history forever #HesThatGood — Sam Dekker (@dekker) July 15, 2015

Texans running back Arian Foster on #TheseAreMyConfessions:

World Cup champion Kelly O’Hara on soccer becoming Crossword Puzzle Famous:

Former NBA forward Corey Maggette on ‘80s nostalgia:

#TodaysKidsWillNeverKnow about that old school #TecmoBowl featuring the legends @BarrySanders @JohnElway & @BoJackson — Corey Maggette (@Corey_Maggette) July 14, 2015

Texans cornerback Charles James II on ‘90s nostalgia:

Pistons guard Brandon Jennings and Bears guard Kyle Long on iconic looks:

Julian from school daze — BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings) July 14, 2015

Jay Buhner inspired my haircut — Kyle (@Ky1eLong) July 15, 2015

LPGA golfer Natalie Gulbis on ESPYs impatience:

Deleting all my tweets about ESPYs tonite. Going to have to wait another day. ? — Natalie Gulbis (@natalie_gulbis) July 14, 2015

And finally, former NFL tight end  Tom Crabtree on — well, we’ll find out :