Magazine article ADWEEK

Jose Bautista: The Blue Jays' Right Fielder on Why He Wouldn't Use Twitter to Campaign for a Spot in the All-Star Game

Magazine article ADWEEK

Jose Bautista: The Blue Jays' Right Fielder on Why He Wouldn't Use Twitter to Campaign for a Spot in the All-Star Game

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What's the first information you consume in the morning?

I normally turn the TV on and watch the news or sports shows like SportsCenter to see the highlights from the day before, or I just go on social media--usually Instagram or Twitter--and see what's going on.

Tell us about your social media habits. Do you share mostly baseball-related or personal stuff?

I'd like to think that I utilize social media just like any other regular person. Obviously it's a little bit different because the stuff that I go through at work every day is out in the public, but people make comments about what I'm doing all the time and it's kind of cool to see what people think.

Who do you follow?

Following teammates is always good. I have a couple that are pretty vocal and active online, like Marcus Stroman and Jose Reyes.

What's your favorite app?

I have an app called Savant that I use to control basically everything in my house, from the lighting to the blinds to the sound system to the security cameras. It's pretty convenient to have.

What are your must-have apps for when you're on the road?

When I'm traveling I use a lot of entertainment apps, like the Dish Anywhere app and Netflix. When I'm in different cities, I'll use Yelp and Urbanspoon to find restaurants and read reviews. For music listening, I have my Sirius XM, SoundCloud and Amazon Music.

What TV shows do you watch?

Recently, I've watched a lot of Suits and House. For some reason, I also got into Forensic Files. It's an old show that's been in reruns recently on the HLN channel in Canada. …

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