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Thread: Game 53 - Twins @ Cleveland - 6/3/12

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    Game 53 - Twins @ Cleveland - 6/3/12

    Twins Lineup vs RHP Justin Masterson:

    Denard Span CF
    Ben Revere RF
    Joe Mauer DH
    Josh Willingham LF
    Justin Morneau 1B
    Ryan Doumit C
    Brian Dozier SS
    Trevor Plouffe 3B
    Alexi Casilla 2B

    SP LHP Scott Diamond

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    Great play by the Hammer in the 1st inning, throwing out Choo at second base. I love it when Willingham throws someone out.

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    Infield double by Dozier -- Sweeeeeeet!

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    If that ground ball to Dozier is a "hit" you might as well do away with official scoring and eliminate the error stat from baseball.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    If that ground ball to Dozier is a "hit" you might as well do away with official scoring and eliminate the error stat from baseball.
    I could be wrong, but I think that if the fielder fails to touch the ball, the scorer cannot call it an error.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    I could be wrong, but I think that if the fielder fails to touch the ball, the scorer cannot call it an error.
    A rather routine ground ball clanked off Doziers glove. What the hell are you talking about?

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    Next time dont field it cleanly Dozier. Save yourself an error.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    A rather routine ground ball clanked off Doziers glove. What the hell are you talking about?
    My mistake -- I was talking about Dozier's infield double.

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    Great bunt by Plouffe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    My mistake -- I was talking about Dozier's infield double.
    Oh, gotcha. Sorry.

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    I expected a Bremergasm over consecutive bunt singles. Rather disappointed in the subdued reaction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    Great bunt by Plouffe.
    I second that motion!

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    I expected a Bremergasm over consecutive bunt singles. Rather disappointed in the subdued reaction.
    Give Bremer some time. He is still recovering from working with "Wild Thing" and his disjointed announcing style last evening.

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    Two unearned runs off Dozier's error -- not a good inning. This would be a good time to jump on Masterson. Load the bases so Dozier can blast a grand slam to purge his mistakes.

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    Indians' announcers are discussing how Mauer's huge contract is handcuffing the Twins.

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    Dozier with two infield hits and two errors and should have been charged with a third. I'd like to see him clean it up on defense.

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    What's the story with Dozier? Is he throwing too high, too low, what?

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    On Dozier's double--it was definitely a hit, but Lopez' defensive decision cost the Indians a base. I can't see how you can charge Lopez with an error for gambling that the ball would go foul. The Cleveland official scorer apparently has been very lenient. I don't like lenient official scoring because it skews all the stats-hitting fielding and pitching.

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    Dozier's good baserunning negated by the "contact play".

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    Asdrubel costs himself a knock by diving headfirst into first.

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