MLB Network fell for a fake Ken Rosenthal Twitter account
Don't feel so bad next time you get all excited about your team getting Kevin Love/David Price/Peyton Manning only to discover you have been duped by one of Twitters many fake account, because it appears even the MLB themselves gets tricked from time to time.
Sources: #Tigers close to finalizing deal with #Rays involving David Price and Ben Zobrist. More details to come.
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That is certainly some important breaking news. Unfortunately for MLB Network (and Tigers fans) it is made up, because the real Ken Rosenthal is @Ken_Rosenthal.
MLB NET JUST USED A FAKE KEN ROSENTHAL ACCOUNT HAHAHAHAHA pic.twitter.com/rkuxf2FBKL— Dillon (@DillonHague) July 31, 2014
The fake account was suspended shortly afterwards in a win for sports journalists and a loss for internet mischief.
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