Indians-Blue Jays ALCS Game 3: Twitter reacts to Trevor Bauer's bloody finger
Indians starter Trevor Bauer was forced to exit Game 3 in the first inning because the cut on his finger
Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer had his ALCS start against the Blue Jays pushed back to Game 3 because he cut the pinky finger on his pitching hand while repairing one of his beloved drones. That cut required 10 stitches, and MLB rules of course forbid the pitcher to wear anything like a bandage or band-aid on his pitching hand. So Bauer took the mound in Toronto on Monday night hoping the cut would stay closed ...
GAH! Trevor Bauer's finger (TBS joked he is going as JPP for Halloween) pic.twitter.com/Mqtrp6g22C— Dr Cork Gaines (@CorkGaines) October 17, 2016
That didn't happen. Now let's sample some Twitter reactions to Bauer's early and drone-induced departure from ALCS Game 3 ...
The inevitable Twitter account activation
RIP ME— Trevor Bauer's Pinky (@TrevorsPinky) October 18, 2016
Relevant film reference
Possible new market inefficiency
Heard this: Joe Maddon has left Dodger Stadium to go shopping for a drone to gift Clayton Kershaw.— Marc Carig (@MarcCarig) October 18, 2016
Relevant film reference II
From the editor's desk
Free headline idea: Trevor Bauer shows off his sick flow— Grant Brisbee (@mccoveychron) October 18, 2016
Requisite hematology pun
Bauer struggled to the find the platelet.— Eric Wayne (@ComericaEric) October 18, 2016
I can't believe Terry Francona took Trevor Bauer out while he still had a no-hitter going.— Cliff Corcoran (@CliffCorcoran) October 18, 2016
Look, the drone/pinkie (Trevor Bauer) is nothing compared to arm/Guitar Hero (Joel Zumaya). At least this isn't the World Series, Tribe.— Zach Clark (@ZachEClark) October 18, 2016
I'm gonna need people to stop tweeting the picture of the Stranger Things slug crawling up Trevor Bauer's finger.— Trent (@BarstoolTrent) October 18, 2016
Regarding that tweet, here, I made this for you ...
Happy to help.
Relevant film reference III
Trevor Bauer's finger looks like Harvey dents face after that explosion in the dark knight— Sam Zalar (@SamZalar) October 18, 2016
Please don't tweet at me about Bauer.He cost himself a start, likely more, AND his teammates, and fans, dicking around with a drone. #stupid— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) October 18, 2016
Now go forth and be better person for having experienced social media.