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The Tribe's social media team stopped by Reddit today to answer some questions.

"I.  Am.  Not.  A.  Robot."
"I. Am. Not. A. Robot."
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As I was in the doctor's office this morning for possible appendicitis, I was browsing Reddit on my phone to pass the time.

Before I go any further, for those of you who are unaware, Reddit is the self-described "front page of the internet" in which articles are posted in a forum-like manner on their dedicated sub-reddits.  Once posted, threads are up or down-voted by Reddit users, which usually filters out quality work from junk/redundant articles. For baseball, the dedicated subreddit is /r/baseball (anyone who is unfamiliar with Reddit may assume that the main baseball subreddit would be /r/MLB, but that sub is pretty inactive.  /r/baseball encompasses all baseball, not just MLB).

Anyway, back to this morning.  While on /r/baseball, two teams sent their social media teams to interact with fans and answer questions.  The two teams?  The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cleveland Indians.  Naturally, I clicked into the thread for the Tribe to see what was going on.

As many of you are aware, the Tribe's social media team is pretty top-notch, so seeing them answering questions on Reddit this morning was a pleasant surprise.  I'll link the full thread at the bottom of this article, but here are some of the highlights from the AMA (short for Ask Me Anything):

/u/_depression asserted that, because the Tribe and the Diamondbacks were the first teams to do AMAs on Reddit, it is only natural that they will meet in the World Series:


While I'd love to meet with the D-Backs in October, I don't like the outcome that they have proposed.


The team weighed in on the state of the rotation and what they expect for the upcoming year:

They weighed in on important matters, such as an old, familiar face,

a member of the NFL,

and one of the newest members of the Tribe:


They were pretty PC when it came to the DH debate:


They also have a feeling that Honest Abe is going to shine this year:

And, while they won't spill the beans on Uribe, they did have something interesting to say about our resident robot:

I think that community outreach is fantastic, and seeing the guys from the Tribe's social media team having such a good time on /r/baseball was fun to see.  Who knows?  Maybe we'll have an AMA with a player sometime down the line.  Until then, I'll have to remember one of the best Tribe games I've ever been to (/u/CydoniaKnight is my closest friend and the guy who actually introduced me to SB Nation):

If you want to read more of the AMA, follow the link to the thread here.