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Yes, There Is A Reason That Crazy-Looking Guy Is Tweeting For The Red Sox

That's a Red Sox player. Yes, he's a professional baseball player. I know it's confusing.

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Here is the current avatar of the official Boston Red Sox Twitter account.

Don't believe me? LOOK:
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Don't believe me? LOOK:

However, it turns out that the Red Sox Twitter was not commandeered by a crazy-haired random. That's Joel Hanrahan, Boston's new closer.

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Hanrahan's tweeting from @RedSox today, and he's doing a bang-up job.

This guy: @hanrahan52 is taking over our account today. P.S. the hair is real & will be back by Opening Day http://t.co/aNsrbBpg

This guy: @hanrahan52 is taking over our account today. P.S. the hair is real & will be back by Opening Day http://t.co/aNsrbBpg-- Boston Red Sox

Awesome to meet Conor the #1 Norte Dame fan @TheJimmyFund ^JH http://t.co/eelu4ro0

Awesome to meet Conor the #1 Norte Dame fan @TheJimmyFund ^JH http://t.co/eelu4ro0-- Boston Red Sox

Just had lunch at @jerryremysgrill I definitely recommend the steak bomb and wings ^JH http://t.co/ScAkdqH3

Just had lunch at @jerryremysgrill I definitely recommend the steak bomb and wings ^JH http://t.co/ScAkdqH3-- Boston Red Sox

I run on Dunkin ^JH RT @terilaine: @RedSox do you run on @DunkinDonuts or starbucks? #AskJoel

I run on Dunkin ^JH RT @terilaine: @RedSox do you run on @DunkinDonuts or starbucks? #AskJoel-- Boston Red Sox

Gotta go with Field of Dreams ^JH RT @BryceM33: @RedSox #askjoel favorite baseball movie of all-time?

Gotta go with Field of Dreams ^JH RT @BryceM33: @RedSox #askjoel favorite baseball movie of all-time?-- Boston Red Sox

For those of you with a royal 'fro dreaming about the day when you'll take over @RedSox — you better learn how to pitch with the game on the line.