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This Minor Leaguer said what's up to a bird on the beach and the bird said what's up back

Wouldn't it be cool if we could talk to animals? All those times you wonder what your dogs or cats or chinchillas are thinking, and you could just ask them what's up and have a productive conversation like you would with any other person? Full-on conversations may be a stretch, but Indians Minor Leaguer Gavin Collins did manage to have a pretty successful nonverbal communication with an avian friend on the beach:

Sup.

Here are some other highlights from baseballers on social media over the past week ...

Daniel Norris thought Manny Machado's laser home run in NLCS Game 1 was a double in the gap:

James McCann enjoyed watching Rich Hill run the bases:

Twins prospect Brent Rooker realized that Brandon Woodruff's incredible home run off Clayton Kershaw may have some unintended consequences:

Dylan Cozens saw another reliever dinger in the future:

Everyone loved seeing David Ortiz go crazy over Jackie Bradley Jr.'s huge grand slam -- including JBJ himself:

Brandon McCarthy isn't impressed with position players pitching -- he'd rather see non-catchers catching:

Trevor Williams continued to maintain his double-life as a professional football player:

Enrique Hernandez wished Cody Bellinger would pay more attention to him:

Bellinger is too busy getting excited in the postseason to notice:

When mom says we're having pizza for dinner 🍴🍴🍴

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Mets rookie sensation Jeff McNeil was an elite golfer in high school. Now he's found his way back to the links in the baseball offseason:

McNeilGolf

Not a bad place to spend the offseason

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Pirates outfielder Starling Marte showed off his custom Pirates arcade machine:

Marte

Rhys Hoskins is trusting the process:

Marcus Stroman threw it back to the greatest bat flip of all time: