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Thread: Game Thread: Twins v Dodgers, 4/30 @ 7:10pm CT

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reider View Post
    Solid game by Escobar. Instead of panicking about the SS position, I think the Twins should just let Escobar play more and see how he does.
    After tonight... I'd certainly start him tomorrow... Wait.. It's a doubleheader... He's gonna get a start tomorrow.

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    Oooooooh, Plouffesie!
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    Pinch hit hicks?

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    That at bat was exactly what he needed last time... It's all in the approach... Not trying to do too much. Don't swing at or Foul off the crap.

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    Outstanding at bat by Plouffe! That's how a major league player gets it done!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    Its the "yes" part... That makes this post above average.
    Note to self... Some clever joke can be made about what age one should aver... that being the aver-age... Stick in back pocket. One never knows when it might come in handy...

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    Plouffe has been a consistently good hitter this year. He had the count advantage and went for it. He failed. It happens. I thought it was the right move, but Plouffe needed to be relatively sure he could get good wood on the ball and he didn't.

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    Gooooaaaaaaaallll!

    Anyway, mix in Escobar, adjust the rota...

    Gooooaaaaalll!!
    Last edited by LaBombo; 04-30-2014 at 11:41 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sampleSizeOfOne View Post
    Note to self... Some clever joke can be made about what age one should aver... that being the aver-age... Stick in back pocket. One never knows when it might come in handy...
    Can't double-like a post, so next best thing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reider View Post
    Solid game by Escobar. Instead of panicking about the SS position, I think the Twins should just let Escobar play more and see how he does.
    ...And Pedro loses even his last backer in Twins Territory...(or, I could be mistaken, maybe Riverbrian is still willing to go down with the good ship P-Flo?).

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    Plouffe swinging at 3-0 with the bases juiced with two outs down by 4 runs with the teamleader in RBI up next was an extrordinary poor decision

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    Quote Originally Posted by jokin View Post
    ...And Pedro loses even his last backer in Twins Territory...(or, I could be mistaken, maybe Riverbrian is still willing to go down with the good ship P-Flo?).
    I am 100 percent behind Pedro Florimon... Although... I benched him a couple of weeks ago.

    I'll be back to supporting him if he can hit around .200

    .115 and two extra bases is too light for a light hitter.

    He's pulling everything... If ever a player needed to go with the pitch... It's Pedro... Right now.

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    Thank God for last night's performance by Escobar. Maybe that's enough to convince Gardy that Pedro Florimon is not a Major League starter.

    On the other hand, I don't think terribly highly of Eduardo Escobar, either.

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