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    And then Plouffe gives it a ride. Le sigh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocketpig View Post
    And then Plouffe gives it a ride. Le sigh.
    pfft. Plouffsie is helpless against righties.

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    Plouffe has turned my HR category around in my fantasy league.

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    If Plouffe could improve against righties, he would be a lot more valuable. Maybe Vavra can help him with that.

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    Oh, for crying out loud.

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    Time to go do something else with my night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocketpig View Post
    Time to go do something else with my night.
    September, 2011- meet June 2012

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    Quote Originally Posted by jokin View Post
    September, 2011- meet June 2012
    It feels that way some nights. I can deal with young players who aren't very good. But stuff like Burnett not lugging his ass over to first in time to cover the base or Morneau getting caught in a run down for no good reason? Nah, I can't watch that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocketpig View Post
    It feels that way some nights. I can deal with young players who aren't very good. But stuff like Burnett not lugging his ass over to first in time to cover the base or Morneau getting caught in a run down for no good reason? Nah, I can't watch that.
    Again, begging the question, is failure to execute the "simple stuff" (Gardy's phrase from 2011) more on the manager or the players?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jokin View Post
    Again, begging the question, is failure to execute the "simple stuff" (Gardy's phrase from 2011) more on the manager or the players?
    I put it on both. The manager needs to be in peoples' faces (maybe not literally but figuratively) when stuff like that happens. When it starts to happen too often, he should be running extra drills until they get it right.

    On the other hand, the players should already know better, especially a vet like Morneau. Twice tonight he almost made an out between second and third for no reason.

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    I think that some of this is a result of the team developing a losing mentality and that there would be fewer flubs if the Twins were in contention.

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    If you slice Manship thin enough he could be useful as a doorstop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GCTF View Post
    If you slice Manship thin enough he could be useful as a doorstop.
    I liked that other guy Mansihp better. Then again, conveniently enough, they do both pitch for the MLB's door-mat.

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    Damn it... I went downstairs to run on the treadmill and the cat comes and drops a deuce right as I start, gassing me out of the place almost instantly.

    Not unlike watching Twins baseball, in a weird sort of way.

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    Really makes me appreciate Frankie's effort last night.

    Burton & Perk, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocketpig View Post
    Damn it... I went downstairs to run on the treadmill and the cat comes and drops a deuce right as I start, gassing me out of the place almost instantly.

    Not unlike watching Twins baseball, in a weird sort of way.
    I am watching this on the internet and feel the same way, absent the cat. I could live with this if the Twins would at least score a FEW runs.

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    AIDS > 2012 Twins

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    AIDS > 2012 Twins
    Definitely... just stay HIV positive about the issue and it will all work out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Greatest Poster Alive View Post
    Definitely... just stay HIV positive about the issue and it will all work out.
    Is this a clubhouse issue or just a starting pitching disease?

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    There wasn't one walk in last nights game.

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