It had 137 retweets and 57 favorites as of this writing. It was painful, accurate and popular. It was not the first instance of an Angels player speaking from the heart, but it was presented without filter, which is often the best way to present your thoughts:
This is not fun anymore!
— ernesto frieri (@ernasty49) May 8, 2013
You’ve got to hand it to Ernesto Frieri. He got our attention. On a day when the Angels hit three home runs, C.J. Wilson struck out 12 batters in 6 ⅓ innings, and the bullpen (which consisted entirely of Mark Lowe on Tuesday), the mood was still the same after a 7-6 loss to the Houston Astros. Frieri took time to write back several tweeters with a more uplifting tone. Even this guy:
“@ernasty49: This is not fun anymore!” Play naked or drunk (or both). That’s what I do when baseball isn’t fun anymore.
— Littlest Jon (@JonofFullerton) May 8, 2013
Onto some bullet points:
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