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Guess That Emoji! Chicago Cubs have Fun With Funny Faces

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It’s Photo Day across Spring Training!

Which means that players from every team in the league will need to wash behind the ears, get a hair cut, and put on their Sunday best for pictures (after all, Grandma doesn’t want to see you in that raggedy-hoodie, Billy).

But at least one of those teams – the reigning World Series Champion Chicago Cubs – are having a little fun with the routine. Emoji-based fun.


Some of the players have reenacted (to the best of their ability) their favorite emojis and left it up to fans to guess which one they’re performing.

Here’s Carl Edwards Jr. – a guy who went from starting the season out in Triple-A to getting two of the last three outs of the Cubs first World Series Championship in over 100 years:

And then, of course, there’s Kyle Hendricks emoting for what many assume to be the very first time:

I kid, I kid. Hendricks, who was a finalist for the 2016 NL Cy Young Award, is well known for keeping his cool on the mound – even during the biggest baseball game in history – which is why his emoji face is my favorite of the bunch.

But it’s not the last one.


Javy Baez went out to steal some hearts with his choice:

And Ian Happ – the Cubs #2 prospect – got us all pondering when we’ll see him in the Major Leaguers (cough, this year, cough):

You can click through to the tweets to get a better look at the emojis and let the @Cubs know whose face was the closest match!



Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami writes about MLB at Baseball Is Fun. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami.