Red Sox Twitter account dunks on people who freaked out on Opening Day

Craig Calcaterra
NBC Sports

The Boston Red Sox opened the season against the Tampa Bay Rays on March 29. On that day they took a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the eighth, but blew it badly, coughing up six runs that frame and losing the game 6-4.

Chris Sale was great that day, but the bullpen blew up badly, with Joe Kelly being the biggest goat, allowing four runs in a third of an inning. It was a bad, bad day for the Sox, and many of their fans — apparently forgetting in the offseason that a single regular baseball game is essentially meaningless — freaked the heck out.

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Overnight, whoever is running the Red Sox Twitter account had an inspired idea: to go back and respond to the Tweets from March 29. A sampling:









Petty? Maybe. Silly? Sure. But surprisingly hilarious. And when you win the World Series you can do anything you want to, so no complaints here.

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