• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NCAA FB

Twitter users try to trick Hunter Pence into thinking he was traded

By Jameson Fleming | CBSSports.com Staff

Hunter Pence nearly learned in an awkward way that the Giants traded him: through Twitter.
Hunter Pence nearly learned in an awkward way that the Giants traded him: through Twitter. (USATSI)

Hunter Pence quickly became a fan favorite in Philadelphia because of his hard play, general quirkiness, and most famously his slogan, "Let's go eat!" which became jargon for Philadelphians.

Twitter user @FanSince09, who perfectly mocks the attitude of a Phillies fan jumping on the team's bandwagon following its 2008 World Series victory, organized a Twitter prank on Pence.

Fans followed @FanSince09's orders and started tweeting about Pence's fake trade.

Hunter Pence eventually noticed and responded.

After the Pence prank, @FanSince09 tried again with Phillies reliever Justin De Fratus which again drew a response.

If the Giants do want to trade Pence, the Yankees, Reds, Rangers and Pirates are all teams that could go after him.

(Tip of the hat: Sporting News)

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

September 4, 2015
Can the Pirates catch the Cardinals? (2:03)
September 4, 2015
State of Baseball with Jon Heyman: 9/4
(4:10)
September 4, 2015
Inside Baseball with Jon Heyman: 9/4
(3:47)
September 4, 2015
Scott Boras starts Mets mess with Matt Harvey
(3:38)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Scarlet Ohio State Buckeyes No. 15 Limited Football Jersey

College Sideline Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now