Real tweets from real people: Delmon Young is a Phillie

Earlier today, I wrote about how Delmon Young would be a terrible fit with the Phillies. Sure enough, about an hour and a half later, Young signed with the Phillies for one year and $750,000, and GM Ruben Amaro said he imagined Young as the team's every day right fielder. Twitter went crazy soon after the signing, with about 95% of people echoing the same viewpoint I had earlier today: that Young was just not a good fit for this team at all. So I decided to borrow a page from Awful Announcing here on the Bloguin network (where I also contribute extensively), and do a search on Twitter for Young's name and see what I came up with. Here are some of the best tweets from mainstream writers, bloggers, and analysts, as well as a few fans, regarding Philadelphia's new right fielder.

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But hey, aside from all of that…great signing!

Joe Lucia

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Joe is the managing editor of The Outside Corner and a contributing author at Awful Announcing. He lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and is stuck somewhere between tolerating and hating Pittsburgh and Philadelphia sports.

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