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Phillies crush Nationals with epic Ariana Grande clapback in Twitter beef over Bryce Harper

Phillies crush Nationals with epic Ariana Grande clapback in Twitter beef over Bryce Harper

The Phillies took on the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night in Bryce Harper's first game in D.C. as a member of the visiting team.

It proved to be an epic battle between the two clubs ... on Twitter.

Things started out promising for the Nationals' account when Harper struck out in his first at-bat against Max Scherzer.

Baseball Twitter was loving it. And, admittedly from a Philly angle, it was a solid tweet.

For the pop culture newbies, the Nationals' tweet was referencing the song "thank u, next" by Ariana Grande, which Wikipedia will tell you should be stylized in all lowercase. It's a breakup song. Because Harper broke up with the Nationals, in a sense, when he turned down their less-than-impressive offer in favor of a much more lucrative deal from the Phillies. We'll come back to this jam in a second.

The Nationals later followed up the Ariana Grande tweet by referencing the Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Philadelphia's own Will Smith.

Again, pretty solid tweeting there from the Nationals' social media people. But there was plenty of ballgame to be played at the time of that tweet.

Harper came back to bite them. As did the Phillies' social media team in a big way.

After a big top of the sixth inning in which Harper hit an RBI single and the Phillies took a 6-0 lead, Harper trotted out to right field, where he greeted the hundreds of Phillies fans who made the trip down to D.C. to take over a portion of the outfield near him. Harper did a bow and fist pump in their direction similar to the move he did at Citizens Bank Park on opening day.

The Phillies' social media team GIF'd the moment, went a bit further down Ariana Grande's lyrics page, hit send and waited for the RTs to roll in.

The fun didn't end there, though, as Harper absolutely crushed a baseball in the eighth inning to light a proverbial match to whatever was left of Phillies and Nats' Twitter at that point. The bat flip was extra spicy. It was Harper's third home run of the season.

Ballgame.

It's always nice to come out on top, as the Phillies did on social media and on the field on Tuesday night. And shoutout to the resurgent @Phillies social team; they've upped their game in step with their new on-field lineup this season.

The Phillies defeated the Nationals by a final of 8-2 on Tuesday. The Phillies remain undefeated on the season at 4-0.

Nationals fans, for their part, hit the road early last night, as seen below.

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Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

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Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

The Eagles have been quite the disappointment this season, with the latest being their atrocious 37-31 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday in South Florida. And with disappointments come possible troll jobs? 

As the clock wound down and fans became increasingly exasperated with the team, social media anger started to build and it looks like one fellow Philadelphia team may have added just an oh-so-subtle jab in there.

As the 37-31 score went final, the Flyers sent out quite the interesting reminder of their impressive record this November. It seems like they don’t want fans to forget that they are NOT part of the teams that have been disappointing this city. 

You have to admit, the timing is a bit suspicious. 


Fans certainly seem to think that the Flyers are trolling the Eagles with their post, based on the replies. 

https://twitter.com/sluongo19/status/1201252463703154688 https://twitter.com/btcs41/status/1201252665977720837

We love a little friendly fire between the Philadelphia sports teams, if this is a true troll job. Or maybe it’s just a conveniently scheduled tweet by the Flyers' social media team. 

You be the judge. 

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Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Updated: 6:35 p.m.

Oh boy.

Things have gotten wild over in the Eagles' world today, beginning with former Eagles cornerback Orlando Scandrick torching almost everyone on his old team on FS1’s “Undisputed” this morning (see story).

Then, Malcolm Jenkins clapped back at Scandrick in NSFW fashion to essentially dismiss the claims by Scandrick, to which Scandrick then responded on Colin Cowherd’s show that he essentially “wasn’t attacking anyone personally”(see story).

And so, after a morning of ping-ponging back and forth, we have the ultimate response, from the team itself.

The Eagles social media account offically weighed in in the most brilliant way. Actions speak louder than words, Scandrick, and you can't run from history.

Well damn, they really just exposed Scandrick. I mean, how do you come back from being shredded by both Jenkins and a professional NFL team?

So long Scandrick, you won’t be missed.

Jenkins himself apparently liked the tweet, too ... he had a very interesting quote tweet.



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