Ok, 1130pm we all start tweeting Hunter Pence to congratulate him on the trade to Boston.— FanSince09 (@FanSince09) July 31, 2013
Wait for my signal, then unleash hell.— FanSince09 (@FanSince09) July 31, 2013
.@hunterpence Can't believe you were traded to Boston! Shane and Hunter together again!— FanSince09 (@FanSince09) July 31, 2013
The movement gained a lot of steam...
.@hunterpence what number will you wear for the Red Sox?— Matt Read (@NotReader24) July 31, 2013
Wow, Peavy and @hunterpence? The Red Sox are really going for it.— Noah Becker (@Noah_Becker) July 31, 2013
The Red Sox are in serious buy mode, congrats to @hunterpence being the newest member of the Red Sox— Fran Diggz (@FrannyDiggz) July 31, 2013
Wow can’t believe @hunterpence got moved to Boston. Heck of a day for the Red Sox.— ハンフリーズ・コリン (@ColinHumphreys) July 31, 2013
Holy Cannoli!!! @hunterpence to the Red Sox!!! Congrats, you're going to get another ring dude!!!— Wuffalo Bings (@MoreSwagThanDad) July 31, 2013
MLB BREAKING - Red Sox agree to trade with Giants for Hunter Pence— Rich Smith (@ALLsportslNTEL) July 31, 2013
...and it probably gave Pence a real scare, but he wised up soon enough:
Pretty good try everyone...kinda cruel, but well played.— Hunter Pence (@hunterpence) July 31, 2013
Yeah, that is pretty cruel, but at least he took it in stride. These days leading up to the MLB trade deadline get very dark indeed.