Some social media connections

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com

One thing that I wanted to make sure I do before leaving the Pirates beat was to make a list of Pirates players who connect with fans via Twitter. I cannot promise that the list below is comprehensive, but it should at least be close to identifying most of the Pirates players (in the Majors and Minors) who you can follow on Twitter.

For those unfamiliar with Twitter, know that it has undoubtedly changed how athletes interact with fans. It used to be that the media served as the middleman between athletes and fans. Now, athletes often announce their own news via Twitter, as Paul Maholm did regarding his agreement with the Cubs earlier this week. It’s also a unique way for fans to talk to (and sometimes hear from) the athletes they watch.

As for your list:

  • Stetson Allie (@Stetsonallie)
  • Cliff Archibald (@CArch523)
  • Nathan Baker (@NateBake21)
  • Ryan Beckman (@beckmandew35)
  • Matt Benedict (@Bene_33)
  • Evan Chambers (@Echambers53)
  • Michael Colla (@Michael_Colla)
  • Chase d’Arnaud (@ChaseThese)
  • Zack Dodson (@Doddie011)
  • Michael Dubee (@mdubee34)
  • Jason Erickson (@JasonErickson16)
  • Jeremy Farrell (Jeremy_Farrell)
  • Dan Gamache (@DanGamache10)
  • Jason Grilli (@GrillCheese49)
  • Ryan Hafner (@RHafner8610)
  • Joel Hanrahan (@hanrahan52)
  • Josh Harrison (@jhay_da_man)
  • Brock Holt (@BrockStar4Lyf)
  • Jared Hughes (@locatejared)
  • Phillip Irwin (@FilthyPhil36)
  • Nick Kingham (@NickKingham)
  • Noah Krol (@noahkrol)
  • Jared Lakind (@JaredLakind)
  • Chris Lashmet (@smashinlash)
  • Quincy Latimore (@2qlat2)
  • Brian Leach (@Bleach2412)
  • Brad Lincoln (@bradlincoln32)
  • Jeff Locke (@Jeff_Locke)
  • Austin McClune (@austinmcclune)
  • Andrew McCutchen (@TheCUTCH22)
  • Daniel McCutchen (@DanielMcCutchen)
  • James McDonald (@JamesZ53)
  • Evan Meek (@meeker47)
  • Bryan Morris (@Bryan19Morris)
  • Daniel Moskos (@DanielMoskos)
  • Rudy Owens (@Rudy_Owens)
  • Greg Picart (@gregpicart)
  • Joshua Poytress (@Joshua_Poytress)
  • Aaron Pribanic (@Prib162)
  • Jo-Jo Reyes (@Joeskee_Reyes)
  • Adalberto Santos (@SantosSwag)
  • Kirk Singer (@KSinger_)
  • Zachary Von Rosenberg (@ZVR09)
  • Neil Walker (@NeilWalker18)
  • Tony Watson (@_TonyWatson)
  • Duke Welker (@The5thWelker)
  • Justin Wilson (@J_J_Wilson)
  • Tim Wood (@The_Woodpile)

Other Pirates-related accounts:

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Official Twitter (@Pirates)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates Community Relations Twitter (@BucsCommunity)

Follow me on Twitter: @LangoschMLB

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