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:

 Pitchers Brandon McCarthyBrett Anderson and more on the 2015 MLB Hall of Fame class:

Mike Piazza gets robbed again for the hall of fame. Another reason why I don’t like baseball.

Chris Taft (@BlessedTaft) January 6, 201

Newly elected Hall of Famers Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez on the honor:

3am here in NY,I’m so humbled.Starting playing BB at 7yrs old,now to grace the stage in July w/ the greatest players ever.Thank You everyone

Randy Johnson (@RJ51Photos) January 7, 2

For Women’s tennis player Madison Keys, it’s all a game:

Eagles offensive lineman Evan Mathison the offseason diet:

Twins pitcher Phil Hughes on fruitcakes:

Bears offensive lineman Kyle Longon the shortcomings of Twitter:

If Twitter expanded its limits to 200 characters our brain activity would increase. Think about it %guys and %gals. You would know more.

Kyle Long (@Ky1eLong) January 7, 2015

Women’s tennis player Maria Sharapova‘s calendar is full:

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon on age restrictions:

I wonder the average age of my followers? Gotta be somewhere between 13- 19.. Avi’s lookin sooo young..

Flash Gordon (@JOSH_GORDONXII) January 6

Should there be a age limit for social media?? #vulgar

Flash Gordon (@JOSH_GORDONXII) January

Rangers pitcher Derek Holland and Mavs forward Charlie Villanueva on earthquakes: