This is absolutely insult to injury for the Cleveland Indians, courtesy of the Yankees’ Twitter account, and it ends a bit of a social media war between the ALDS opponents.
We start with Indians player Jose Ramirez responding to a tweet — that’s since been deleted — on Oct. 8:
We're 3-0 at Yankee Stadium this year cupcake. https://t.co/059Mv76kUs
— Jose Ramirez (@MrLapara) October 8, 2017
Here’s the tweet the Yankees sent on Wednesday night after the ALDS victory:
We like cupcakes. And champagne. https://t.co/P6ybRrBnkz
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) October 12, 2017
Oof. There’s also this Instagram photo with a similarly savage caption.
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This could be revenge after the Indians tweeted this not-terribly-subtle dig at the Yanks last week:
Jay Bruce is on our team because our owner wrote a check that competitors for Jay wouldn't. pic.twitter.com/nIIff4RMcZ
— AL Central champs! (@Indians) October 6, 2017
Of course, the Yankees did tweet out a photo of LeBron James in a Yankees hat before the series kicked off.
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) October 5, 2017
Source : http://ftw.usatoday.com/2017/10/new-york-yankees-cleveland-indians-twitter-troll-jose-ramirez-alds-social-media-war