SAN FRANCISCO (CBS Sports) — 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.READ MORE: Woman Fatally Shot, Another Wounded Outside Pittsburg 7-Eleven Store
A year ago, Pence became an instrumental deadline-day acquisition for the San Francisco Giants, helping them to a second World Series title in three years, thanks to his “triple-double” hit, inspiring speeches and more. He could become a key pickup again.
Several other Twitter users piled on the prank, but Pence wasn’t buying this year’s trade.READ MORE: UPDATE: Outage Number Drops But Thousands in East Bay Still Without Power
With Pence a free agent after the season, it’s logical for him to go. “He’s available,” one rival GM said. “But they’re not going to give him away.”Police Arrest Man After He Drives Onto Mineta Airport Tarmac
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