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    Well, at least we avoided our recent problem with 2 out hitting

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    Well thanks to the double play line out, we only went 0-2 that inning with RISP, instead of the 0-3 we would've gone without. So there's that. I've never seen so many infield line outs by the Twins as this year. Every game seems to have a couple of rockets. Maybe it's all the shifting teams are doing but probably just bad luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye12 View Post
    Well thanks to the double play line out, we only went 0-2 that inning with RISP, instead of the 0-3 we would've gone without. So there's that. I've never seen so many infield line outs by the Twins as this year. Every game seems to have a couple of rockets. Maybe it's all the shifting teams are doing but probably just bad luck.
    Or they could try hitting the ball a little higher so it gets over of the infielders.
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    Quote Originally Posted by amjgt View Post
    Well, at least we avoided our recent problem with 2 out hitting
    No... It's just a different 2 out hitting problem.
    "You have no idea how often I contemplate the wavefunction of baseballs. I've
    lost whole days to the subject.

    Sorry, not a joke,"
    ++(a pro physics friend)

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    Quote Originally Posted by sampleSizeOfOne View Post
    No... It's just a different 2 out hitting problem.
    We've turned it into a 2-out at-batting problem

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    The Rangers seem to be purposely getting to 2 outs the same way Mauer likes to hit with 2 strikes.

    Well played Ron Washington

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    ...brian...brian...brian can I have pork chops instead of steak?
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    Well done, Santana!
    "You have no idea how often I contemplate the wavefunction of baseballs. I've
    lost whole days to the subject.

    Sorry, not a joke,"
    ++(a pro physics friend)

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    And Danny tries to get something started ....

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    I love successful bunts for a hit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    ...brian...brian...brian can I have pork chops instead of steak?
    No!!! In honor of Tibs... It's Mutton or Lamb tonight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WLFINN View Post
    wonder what a bases clearing two bagger looks like?
    If you go to Game-day they have a video of the one Choo hit.
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    Mauer's got 50 base hits for the year now!

    ... 41 singles.

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    Runs?......whoo hoo!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kirby_Waved_At_Me View Post
    Mauer's got 50 base hits for the year now!

    ... 41 singles.
    Sad but true at his current pace Joe will end up with 6 hr, 49 rbi and 123 k's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Or they could try hitting the ball a little higher so it gets over of the infielders.
    How's that?......Good call.

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    Kubel is donezo and needs to go away.

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    Got back 2. That is ok.
    Neither pitcher will probably go 5 innings at this rate.

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    Not a bad half inning - the Twins can stay in this one if they can have a few more like that

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    Kubel......starts with K

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