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Matt Carpenter and Adam Wainwright welcome you to the 'Scare Games'

This offseason, Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda treated us to a video of his hilarious and effective attempt to terrify his translator Will Ireton. Similar scare tactics have seemingly made their way into Spring Training, where Cardinals veterans Matt Carpenter and Adam Wainwright are going head-to-head to see which one can successfully scare the other the best. Wainwright seems to have the upper hand so far. 

Here are some other social media highlights from the past week on the baseball Internet:

Sure, Nelson Cruz only started 5 games in the outfield in 2017 -- all of which were interleague games on the road where there was no DH -- but that certainly doesn't disqualify the 37-year-old All-Star from an invite to dinner with all the other Mariners outfielders. 

OF Team dinner #chemistrybuilding @mariners

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Back in January, Royals pitcher and noted Lakers fan Danny Duffy showed us how committed he was to his NBA2K Franchise Mode.  

Fast forward to March and Duffy's Lakers squad is still dominating the virtual NBA -- and they've relocated!

Cheers to the Kansas City Lakers dynasty -- the greatest team in organized video game sports history.

Plenty of players were tweeting about the Oscars, but only Brandon McCarthy had suggestions for renaming some key categories.

Long-time Rangers third baseman Michael Young was in Arizona visiting with his former team and was treated to quite the honor -- at least, that was his interpretation.

It was only a matter of time before the Mans Not Hot craze made its way into an MLB clubhouse. Here's Todd Frazier's rendition, courtesy of Jose Reyes. 

MANS NOT HOT @flavafraz21 😂🕺 #Calmate

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Ichiro is back in Seattle, and that can only mean one thing, according to Dee Gordon:

Ichi likes me better!🤭🤷🐐

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It's safe to say Josh Donaldson disagrees with some recent comments regarding hip hop legend Tupac Shakur.