Outspoken Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia signs off Twitter

J.P. Arencibia. (QMI FILES)

J.P. Arencibia. (QMI FILES)

RYAN WOLSTAT, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 4:49 PM ET

J.P. Arencibia has bailed from Twitter.

The Blue Jays’ catcher signed off of the social media site on Tuesday, weeks after he ripped two broadcasters who had criticized him for his poor play.

Arencibia, who had been one of the most active and engaging athletes on social media over the past few years, exited with a series of tweets:

“It’s unfortunate to see how words are twisted to make false stories. I give way too much of myself to have others try to make me out to …

“… Something/someone I’m not. Solution. I make myself very accessible with constant charitable events, and opening up to social media for the …

“… for the fans. I will no longer be on twitter. Thanks to all the fans who support and praying for the others who hate. God bless,” Arencibia tweeted.


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