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    Game 44 - Twins @ White Sox - 5/24/12

    Twins Lineup;

    Denard Span CF
    Ben Revere RF
    Joe Mauer DH
    Josh Willingham LF
    Justin Morneau 1B
    Brian Dozier SS
    Alexi Casillia 2B
    Drew Butera C
    Jamey Carroll 3B

    Cole De Vries SP

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    Weak arm in right, otherwise looks good.

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    Injuns sweep Tigers and Verly!

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    Let's get some early runs for Cole and take the pressure off a little bit. Hopefully he pitches well and gets a win in his debut and the team gets a series win against their rivals from the South Side.
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    6-2 road trip would be great and we miss Verlander again

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    I think this is a running lineup. Of course, they have to get on first. Best of luck to De Vries.

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    Mauer needs to be batting second, Willingham third, etc. OBP matters, Gardenhire.

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    Tis defensive lineup would be so much better with Revere in center, and Span in right. Revere would be able to cheat to left-center, and Span would have a superior arm to gun down runners on the base paths. Can we blame Gardenhire for not putting his foot down on that, or Span for refusing to give us his position for a younger, faster defender?

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    Quote Originally Posted by woolhouse View Post
    Tis defensive lineup would be so much better with Revere in center, and Span in right. Revere would be able to cheat to left-center, and Span would have a superior arm to gun down runners on the base paths. Can we blame Gardenhire for not putting his foot down on that, or Span for refusing to give us his position for a younger, faster defender?
    The difference is probably minimal. Revere-Span-Willingham is how it should be or at least they should DH Willingham a bit more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by woolhouse View Post
    Tis defensive lineup would be so much better with Revere in center, and Span in right. Revere would be able to cheat to left-center, and Span would have a superior arm to gun down runners on the base paths. Can we blame Gardenhire for not putting his foot down on that, or Span for refusing to give us his position for a younger, faster defender?
    Iirc, Span has less range but is still better overall in CF. that might change as Revere gets more exp, but it migh be an issue with how Revere plays the position. I'd have to look it up as I'm not sure, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex View Post
    Iirc, Span has less range but is still better overall in CF. that might change as Revere gets more exp, but it migh be an issue with how Revere plays the position. I'd have to look it up as I'm not sure, though.
    Why do you think that Revere has more range? Speed is not directly proportional to range.
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    Nice start for DeVries. I was wondering if we'd see a fly out!
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    they feared mauer.... go hammer!

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    We need RUNS.

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    Span's gotta try

    Quote Originally Posted by woolhouse View Post
    Tis defensive lineup would be so much better with Revere in center, and Span in right. Revere would be able to cheat to left-center, and Span would have a superior arm to gun down runners on the base paths. Can we blame Gardenhire for not putting his foot down on that, or Span for refusing to give us his position for a younger, faster defender?
    Bennie at least tries for Konerko's blooper. Denard not taking charge was an issue in 2010 . Thought it had been corrected.

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    That is one sweet 3-0 swing by Morneau, atta boy!!!

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    DOZIER!! 98 mph fastball right back at ya big fella!!

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    Steve Little has no idea what he is doing coaching 3rd.

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    My feed didn't really show what happened, how do you know that?

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    This should be a pretty quick review by the umps. No way that homerun holds up.

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