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Thread: Article: Twins vs Indians, 08-08-2012, 11:05am

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShaeTwins View Post
    I'm actually interested to see how he reacts to the inevitable boos...will he need his translator to tell him what it means?

    In all seriousness, I do feel sorry for Nishioka, but if you can't cut it, you can't cut it...
    Plouffe should be back by Friday, so it's likely Nishioka won't have to endure that.

    "Mediocre breaking balls are a gift from God." - Kirby Puckett

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    Quote Originally Posted by PopRiveter View Post
    How about Dennys Reyes? Jim Abbott would have more trustworthy hand(s) at second. Troy Williamson available to play second?
    Nicely done!

    Jim Abbott
    There isn't enough defense on the planet to justify giving 500+ PA to a guy who can barely OPS .600.

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    I expect Plouffe to be back but I'll admit that I was a little disheartened by his comments last night about how much the thumb still hurts.

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    This is my last bash of Nishioka for the day...Having Nishi at 2B makes Dozier look like a gold glover at SS. Just sayin!

    EDIT: And one more thing, I would have been lying if I said I didn't expect Nishi to ground into a double play there...guess I was wrong!
    Last edited by ShaeTwins; 08-08-2012 at 01:33 PM.

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    c'mon boys, get Revere 1 more shot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShaeTwins View Post
    This is my last bash of Nishioka for the day...Having Nishi at 2B makes Dozier look like a gold glover at SS. Just sayin!
    Makes Dozier look like a deity with better defense than Ozzie Smith might be more like it...

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    How is Nishioka not the player of the game?

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    Did anyone catch Duesnsing resorting to Primal Scream Therapy into his mitt at the end of the 6th?

    I think that was the moment that Bert broke his silence, mentioning in the top of the 7th that he had to defend the pitchers and state what the score "really" was.

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    Looks like I missed a "good" one.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ballÖ and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    Quote Originally Posted by DPJ View Post
    Then when they come back from surgery they'll have their toughness questioned by the teams front office and coaching staff (questioning will depend on the players service time)
    That usually happens when they are coming back from their rest and rehab too...

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    Player of the Game?

    Quote Originally Posted by notoriousgod71 View Post
    How is Nishioka not the player of the game?
    For the Native Americans.

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