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Tweetcap: The Best Tweets from Game 27

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I was planning on writing another plate disciplines piece after the game ended, but that obviously didn't happen. In its place are some of the best tweets from beat writers and fans who watched this thing.

Luckily Moss didn't strain anything rounding the bases.
Luckily Moss didn't strain anything rounding the bases.
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First, let's do beat writers. Both the A's and Angels have some excellent beat writers, but the one I really enjoy when games start getting out of hand for any reason is Jane Lee. Her tweet stream just starts becoming more and more snarky over time, and this morning, she was at her pinnacle. Here is a sampling of some of her best ones:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Turns out they saved "Call Me Maybe" for the 12th inning. Grrr.</p>&mdash; Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) <a href="https://twitter.com/JaneMLB/status/329121528614625280">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Anderson gets a clean 1st inning ...err, 13th inning. So the ankle seems to be OK.</p>&mdash; Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) <a href="https://twitter.com/JaneMLB/status/329125255849320448">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>If either team has been waiting to reach the 5-hour mark to score again, we've now surpassed it.</p>&mdash; Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) <a href="https://twitter.com/JaneMLB/status/329130561052499969">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>To the 19th inning we go. ~ I so wish that was a typo.</p>&mdash; Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) <a href="https://twitter.com/JaneMLB/status/329147898413580288">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Is this real life?</p>&mdash; Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) <a href="https://twitter.com/JaneMLB/status/329150810665648128">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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There are plenty of other ones on her timeline. Take a look for some laughs. Here are some from other writers:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Can <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Angels">#Angels</a> have Vernon Wells back? Please?</p>&mdash; Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeDiGiovanna/status/329115394914783232">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I'm proposing a Cespedes vs. Pujols home run derby to decide the game. One round 10 outs. Lets do it. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23athletics">#athletics</a></p>&mdash; Casey Pratt (@CaseyPrattCSN) <a href="https://twitter.com/CaseyPrattCSN/status/329153187019902976">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Let me be 7,000th person to suggest umps should have reversed the call on the Young triple that may or may not have hit "O" sign in 10th.</p>&mdash; Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) <a href="https://twitter.com/susanslusser/status/329150681963438080">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>This game is so long, my iPhone is now an antique</p>&mdash; John Hickey (@JHickey3) <a href="https://twitter.com/JHickey3/status/329153186046803968">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Good thing baseball isn't one of those sports where you have to play every day. That would really be tough.</p>&mdash; Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) <a href="https://twitter.com/Alden_Gonzalez/status/329140194236329984">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I hope my wife turns on the TV before she starts calling hospitals.</p>&mdash; Jeff Fletcher (@JeffFletcherOCR) <a href="https://twitter.com/JeffFletcherOCR/status/329153004114681856">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Which finishes first, the A's game or the replay of the Giants' game, which is in the top of the fifth? Both games tied.</p>&mdash; John Shea (@JohnSheaHey) <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnSheaHey/status/329151849208897536">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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I don't know if Plaschke counts, but this was a good one:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Seeing that Men's Wearhouse billboard behind home plate makes me realize that watching ball at 1:19 a.m., I don't really like the way I look</p>&mdash; Bill Plaschke (@BillPlaschke) <a href="https://twitter.com/BillPlaschke/status/329147978440929280">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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And here are the fan tweets:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Josh Reddick has a full beard again.</p>&mdash; Justin (@JLaff) <a href="https://twitter.com/JLaff/status/329149823313911809">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Just run. Ianetta can probably barely stand up back there.</p>&mdash; Josh Burkett (@jb0ne83) <a href="https://twitter.com/jb0ne83/status/329152924913643520">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>This is why most people hate baseball.</p>&mdash; Tyler Galloway (@tylerdotcom13) <a href="https://twitter.com/tylerdotcom13/status/329138745125253120">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I, for one, won't rest until the Angels use Hank Conger -- their last position player. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23astalk">#astalk</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23athletics">#athletics</a></p>&mdash; SmallMarketBall (@SmallMarketBall) <a href="https://twitter.com/SmallMarketBall/status/329145000300531712">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Angels">#Angels</a> TV guy just screamed "Sweet Lincoln's mullet" as we head into the 19th <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23werealldead">#werealldead</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23turnoutthelights">#turnoutthelights</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Athletics">#Athletics</a></p>&mdash; Adrian Garro (@adriangarro) <a href="https://twitter.com/adriangarro/status/329148017674444800">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>MAKE IT STOP MAKE THE BASEBALL STOP. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Athletics">#Athletics</a></p>&mdash; Zachary Burkett (@zburkett) <a href="https://twitter.com/zburkett/status/329146312723410944">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/athleticsmemes">athleticsmemes</a> this game is longer than Kim Kardashian's marriage</p>&mdash; Jeff Howard (@JeffAHoward) <a href="https://twitter.com/JeffAHoward/status/329151920285560832">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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There are plenty of others. If you don't tweet, then you missed out on a lot of solid comedy last night. Shout out to everyone who follows me and the @athleticsnation account for making what should have been a tedious game to watch be an enjoyable thing that kept me wired through the night and into this morning.

Now, if you'll excuse me, I need to adjust my IV coffee drip.