Bernie Brewer and Jared Hughes competed in a staring contest on Twitter
With his team not scheduled to play until the evening, Saturday started off as a quiet morning for Brewers' relief pitcher Jared Hughes. He woke up, had some breakfast and, of course, sent out a Twitter poll.
Bernie Brewer was up too and offered a detailed response.
Depends on the inning. Might be dancing to Roll Out the Barrel, Jump(ing) Around or playing Bernie's Bongos...— Bernie Brewer (@Bernie_Brewer) August 5, 2017
Hughes used that as a springboard for a more burning question:
Why do you never blink?— Jared Hughes (@locatejared) August 5, 2017
The real action started when a digital passer-by proposed a staring contest so Bernie Brewer could showcase his talents.
I'm in.— Jared Hughes (@locatejared) August 5, 2017
Stares were exchanged without a hint of blinking:
So, with the staring contest having failed to produce a clear winner, Bernie proposed another test:
Touché! Dance-off tie-breaker? pic.twitter.com/5HlF2qHm0n— Bernie Brewer (@Bernie_Brewer) August 5, 2017
Just as Bernie was well-positioned to win the staring contest, Hughes seems suited for the dance-off. But as we've seen, these contests can produce unexpected results.