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    Game 56 Twins Vs Royals 06/06/12

    Tonight's starting lineups



    1. Ben Revere, CF
    2. Jamey Carroll, 3B
    3. Josh Willingham, LF
    4. Justin Morneau, DH
    5. Ryan Doumit, C
    6. Trevor Plouffe, 1B
    7. Brian Dozier, SS
    8. Alexi Casilla, 2B
    9. Darin Mastroianni, RF

    Starting pitcher: RH Nick Blackburn (1-4, 8.37 ERA)




    1.Alex Gordon, LF
    2. Johnny Giavotella, 2B
    3. Billy Butler, DH
    4. Mike Moustakas, 3B
    5. Jeff Francoeur, RF
    6. Eric Hosmer, 1B
    7. Bryan Pena, C
    8. Jarrod Dyson, CF
    9. Alcides Escobar, SS

    Starting pitcher: RH Felipe Paulino (3-1, 1.70 ERA)

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    So . . . I haven't read much . . . how is Mauer?

    Good to see Plouffe at first.

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    According to Joe C. he hasn't even swung a bat yet.

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    If you're going to give Span a day off, wouldn't it make more sense to give him yesterday off, and let Mastro play against a soft tossing lefty rather than a hard throwing righty?

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    How is Plouffe in center field, at catching, or on the mound? That's all he has left to complete his "fit".
    Last edited by Scheherezade; 06-06-2012 at 07:08 PM.

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    Morney, Morney, c'mon buddy.......

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    Well this bodes well, they go by committee?

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    Morney, Morney, c'mon buddy.......
    Now its up to DOOM!

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    Well this bodes well, they go by committee?
    "Bodes well"? Revere is hands down early-game favorite for Player of the Game...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jokin View Post
    "Bodes well"? Revere is hands down early-game favorite for Player of the Game...
    Lol, I'll vote for that.

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    I am stranded at the office by Obama's motorcade. What happened to Royals' starter?

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    Well Blackburn isn't going to be improving his ERA today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    I am stranded at the office by Obama's motorcade. What happened to Royals' starter?
    Revere hit a ball off him.
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    You know what, that is becoming far too frequent!!

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    Dozier seems to be making a lot of errors lately. And the timing of this error is bad, because Blackburn really needs to get out of this inning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    Dozier seems to be making a lot of errors lately. And the timing of this error is bad, because Blackburn really needs to get out of this inning.
    When would the timing of an error be good?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegeta View Post
    Well Blackburn isn't going to be improving his ERA today.
    To paraphrase Denny Green - "He is who we thought he was!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    When would the timing of an error be good?
    When we are up by 10 runs in the 9th inning and our pitcher needs some extra work?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mnfireman View Post
    To paraphrase Denny Green - "He is who we thought he was!"

    Too bad he's not who Bill Smith seemed to think he was.

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    If this goes the way that it looks, I am hoping that Butera will get to pitch a few innings tonight.

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