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    A Twins pitcher going 7+ innings without giving up a HR?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiTownTwinsFan View Post
    Well, it's warmed up to the 60s here in ChiTown today.
    Call 911. That's hypothermia.

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    Send him back out there!
    I couldn't be a player because of bad eyesight, so I decided to be an umpire instead.

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    If Gibson doesn't get a chance for the shutout I am going to be upset. He doesn't have that many pitches, we have a big lead, he hasn't been in trouble all day, and we have another game tonight. If this isn't the time to let him go then we are basically saying there is never a time for a pitcher to complete a game.

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    Ladies and gentlemen: Pedro Florimon, power hitter.

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    Wow. Florimon got a hit. Everything is going right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notoriousgod71 View Post
    If Gibson doesn't get a chance for the shutout I am going to be upset. He doesn't have that many pitches, we have a big lead, he hasn't been in trouble all day, and we have another game tonight. If this isn't the time to let him go then we are basically saying there is never a time for a pitcher to complete a game.
    It would be great to see him finish it off.

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    Probably never if you ask Gardy
    http://www.baseball-reference.com/bo...00708190.shtml

    (I guess this one was a save situation at least...)

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    Quote Originally Posted by notoriousgod71 View Post
    If this isn't the time to let him go then we are basically saying there is never a time for a pitcher to complete a game.
    Yes, it's a shame to rob the young man of the opportunity. He had the chance to take over the league lead in CG.

    With '1'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notoriousgod71 View Post
    If Gibson doesn't get a chance for the shutout I am going to be upset. He doesn't have that many pitches, we have a big lead, he hasn't been in trouble all day, and we have another game tonight. If this isn't the time to let him go then we are basically saying there is never a time for a pitcher to complete a game.
    If he had 95 instead of 105, I think they'd let him go for it. Starting the ninth at 105, it's pretty doubtful he'd finish the inning and I doubt the Twins want to have a pitcher come on in the middle of an inning.

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    I'll take 8 shutout innings in 32 degree weather from our starting pitcher any day of the week. No complaints here if someone else finished it off

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    Hey, how many of you will be watching Game 2 and commenting on this board? I would certainly rather watch baseball than playoff hockey, but I do have an evening appointment.

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    We might have something here in Gibsy.

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    With Pelfrey tonight why waste Swarzak? Use Theilbar or another one inning oitcher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stringer bell View Post
    If he had 95 instead of 105, I think they'd let him go for it. Starting the ninth at 105, it's pretty doubtful he'd finish the inning and I doubt the Twins want to have a pitcher come on in the middle of an inning.
    Not to mention in freezing temps. I'm not at all upset he doesn't finish.

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    Swarzak pitching like a closer.
    "If you'da been thinkin' you wouldn't 'a thought that.."

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    Hmmm...I've suddenly noticed that the Twins win, and sometimes kick ass, when I keep my yap shut all game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by a-wan View Post
    With Pelfrey tonight why waste Swarzak? Use Theilbar or another one inning oitcher.
    Must have decided that if a long guy is needed, it'll be Deduno tonight. Interesting decision

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibby View Post
    Hmmm...I've suddenly noticed that the Twins win, and sometimes kick ass, when I keep my yap shut all game.
    Your namesake did himself proud.

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    Woohoo! Watch here for the next game's lineups. When I see they are up, I will post them in thread. I don't think Brian will be thinking again ... once a day is enough for him.

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