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    Quote Originally Posted by Chance View Post
    There should be a roster move today sending down mastroanni or parmelee and calling up ramirez or Valencia..... Or both! Mastro is useless right now and parmelee needs the regular at bats. This way our lineup could be...

    Span-CF
    Carroll-2B
    Mauer-1B
    Willingham-LF
    plouffe-3B
    doumit-C
    Valencia-DH
    ramirez-RF
    dozier-SS

    Crazy I know but that would help a little bit against a top lefty...
    You're going to take Revere out of the lineup with the way he's been playing? No no no....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ultima Ratio View Post
    Only 4 of those previous 15 AB resulted in more than one base, so why would they IBB Mauer? Most likely only gets a single.
    I don't know, you should ask Ozzie. I'll take a stab at it, because a single w/ RISP results in one or two runs scored?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jokin View Post
    I don't know, you should ask Ozzie. I'll take a stab at it, because a single w/ RISP results in one or two runs scored?
    I almost included that thinking that someone wouldn't see that I was speaking strictly of ABs as such, without the variables of runners on and outs. Sure, runner on second and 2 outs, pitch around Mauer and walk him if you must. Duh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chance View Post
    There should be a roster move today sending down mastroanni or parmelee and calling up ramirez or Valencia..... Or both! Mastro is useless right now and parmelee needs the regular at bats. This way our lineup could be...

    Span-CF
    Carroll-2B
    Mauer-1B
    Willingham-LF
    plouffe-3B
    doumit-C
    Valencia-DH
    ramirez-RF
    dozier-SS

    Crazy I know but that would help a little bit against a top lefty...
    Ramirez is stinking up the place at AAA in the pace of .245/.265/.388 Danny V has been better recently but still his totals are .241/.281/.389. If they need a RH bat, Matt Carson should probably be it, leading AAA with .278/.355/.427 Still not sure whether that is an improvement over Mastroianni, esp. defensively and on the bases. I would like to see Danny V up with the team. I suspect that there will be personnel changes within the next month or so and lots of people would get their opportunities.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ultima Ratio View Post
    I almost included that thinking that someone wouldn't see that I was speaking strictly of ABs as such, without the variables of runners on and outs. Sure, runner on second and 2 outs, pitch around Mauer and walk him if you must. Duh.
    Sorry for the appearances of snark, but I somehow think today the snark level at TD is rising faster than the Mississippi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thrylos98 View Post
    Ramirez is stinking up the place at AAA in the pace of .245/.265/.388 Danny V has been better recently but still his totals are .241/.281/.389. If they need a RH bat, Matt Carson should probably be it, leading AAA with .278/.355/.427 Still not sure whether that is an improvement over Mastroianni, esp. defensively and on the bases. I would like to see Danny V up with the team. I suspect that there will be personnel changes within the next month or so and lots of people would get their opportunities.
    I heartily endorse this idea. Mostly because I already name-dropped Carson earlier. He's swinging a good bat in AAA, is right-handed, and can't possibly be more irritating than Danny V. Send Parms down and call the kid up.

    Also, are we sure Carson is an actual person and not just an attempt by Rene Tosoni to repackage himself?
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    I would bet the over for this game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheLeviathan View Post
    I heartily endorse this idea. Mostly because I already name-dropped Carson earlier. He's swinging a good bat in AAA, is right-handed, and can't possibly be more irritating than Danny V. Send Parms down and call the kid up.

    Also, are we sure Carson is an actual person and not just an attempt by Rene Tosoni to repackage himself?
    He is an actual person but not a "kid" (well, he is a "kid" compared to some of us, but at least not) in baseball terms. He will be 31 soon. And no. He is not Tosoni. He has hair
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    Wow, the entire Chicken Little crew is out tonight, I'm keeping my glass topped up just for, say, fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DPJ View Post
    I would bet the over for this game.

    First team to 9, wins.

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    Strikes, Liam. Throw 'em. They're your friend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Ed View Post
    Parmelee is on this team? Really? 4 at bats in nearly 2 weeks.
    I wish that Parmelee was at Rochester getting at bats instead of rotting on the Twins bench.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ultima Ratio View Post
    You're going to take Revere out of the lineup with the way he's been playing? No no no....
    I agree -- Revere is red hot and it seems dumb to not play him unless he is injured.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    Wow, the entire Chicken Little crew is out tonight, I'm keeping my glass topped up just for, say, fun.
    Good one, my northerly friend. But you and I are also here to add some positive energy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    I wish that Parmelee was at Rochester getting at bats instead of rotting on the Twins bench.
    I concur, or at the very least let him play a few games - it's not as if Morneau can hit off of lefties this year. Parmelee, in his brief stint up here, hit lefties decently.

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    There we go. Way to get the party started, Denard.

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    Way to go Span. Let's bat around this inning and make the Sox start wearing down their bullpen some more!

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    Hooray, Revere IS in the lineup tonight, at least per gamecast (I am following this at work).

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    Well, damn it.

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    I'm really hoping for a solid start by Liam tonight. I want this guy to succeed.

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