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:

Marlins pitcher Andrew Heaney on being traded to the Dodgers:

…and on being traded to the Angels shortly after:

Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis on Dee Gordon‘s trade to the Marlins:

Rams defensive end Chris Long on holiday partying:

“When that fine chick from HR walks into the holiday party”

Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) December 11

Former NBA player Metta World Peaceshowing remarkable restraint:

I have a great joke. But I am afraid people might not take it as a joke. So I won’t say anything (@MettaWorldPeace) D

Rams running backIsaiah Peadon lacking restraint:

NBA Illustrator-in-ChiefRobin Lopezis still at it

UFC lightweight Mitch Clarkeon connecting with his music:

Women’s U.S. soccer forward Sydney Lerouxon her game face:

Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnsonon taking selfies to the next level:

Former MLB pitcher Dirk Hayhurston the child within:

Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieberon her many talents:

Panthers running back DeAngelo Williamson the parent diet:

Women’s tennis star Serena Williamson those brutal Flordia winters:

Mercury center Brittney Grineris just hangin’ out:

NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sandersis Christmas shopping: