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Thread: Twins vs Rangers, 08-24-2012, 7:05pm

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    Twins vs Rangers, 08-24-2012, 7:05pm

    Twins:
    Ben Revere CF

    Darin Mastroianni RF
    Joe Mauer C
    Justin Morneau 1B
    Ryan Doumit LF
    Trevor Plouffe DH
    Jamey Carroll 3B
    Alexi Casilla 2B
    Pedro Florimon SS
    ( Samuel Deduno P)

    Rangers:
    Ian Kinsler 2B
    Elvis Andrus SS
    Josh Hamilton DH
    Adrian Beltre 3B
    Nelson Cruz RF
    David Murphy LF
    Mitch Moreland 1B
    Luis Martinez C
    Craig Gentry CF
    (Matt Harrison P)

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    No Span? No Willingham? Any word on why either of these two would need to miss today's game? Did span have a setback? I thought Willingham's neck stiffness was just a one day thing.

    Plouffe being sloted in the DH for defensive reasons?

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    Yikes, I didn't even read that lineup when I posted it.

    Yikes.

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    LEN3 says that Span is fine - they're giving him the day off from facing a lefty. Willingham still has a sore neck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbknudson View Post
    Willingham still has a sore neck.
    I might as well write next Thursday's news story:

    Dateline August 30
    The Twins are thinking about having an MRI done on Josh Willingham's sore neck. He has not played since a 5-1 loss in Oakland on August 22. If they find something they likely will put him retroactively on the 15 day disabled list. If they don't see anything on the MRI they will take it day-by-day and see if he can play tomorrow.
    "Baseball is like church. Many attend, few understand."

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    Quote Originally Posted by powrwrap View Post

    I might as well write next Thursday's news story:

    Dateline August 30
    The Twins are thinking about having an MRI done on Josh Willingham's sore neck. He has not played since a 5-1 loss in Oakland on August 22. If they find something they likely will put him retroactively on the 15 day disabled list. If they don't see anything on the MRI they will take it day-by-day and see if he can play tomorrow.
    Cynic. But if it comes true, maybe you can advise me on some good stock picks...

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    Honestly, I'm just fine with Willingham taking it easy over the next five weeks. Does it really matter if he plays every day?

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    That lineup looks like a spring road game in Ft Lauderdale.

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    It will be interesting to see what happens if Sam hits somebody. He is kinda prone to doing that.

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    Fun to see Revere and Mastroianni in Center and Right. Looking forward to the September call-ups so we don't have to see Doumit in LF.

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    LENIII is reporting a six game suspension for Diamond.

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    Well this pretty much sucks. Diamond suspended.

    Twins behind in the 1st inning again.

    Ugh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by powrwrap View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by sbknudson View Post
    Willingham still has a sore neck.
    I might as well write next Thursday's news story:

    Dateline August 30
    The Twins are thinking about having an MRI done on Josh Willingham's sore neck. He has not played since a 5-1 loss in Oakland on August 22. If they find something they likely will put him retroactively on the 15 day disabled list. If they don't see anything on the MRI they will take it day-by-day and see if he can play tomorrow.
    VERY well written
    Denard needs a day off after this exhausting road trip

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    Quote Originally Posted by JB_Iowa View Post
    Well this pretty much sucks. Diamond suspended.

    Twins behind in the 1st inning again.

    Ugh.
    we may need a 14th pitcher....wonder if Drew could go at least 5IPs or if Blacky may be back ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbknudson View Post
    Cynic.
    Accurate observation is called cynicism by those who can not do it. -- George Bernard Shaw

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    *turns on game*

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    *sees score*

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    *turns off game*

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    *turns on game*

    *sees score*

    *turns off game*

    Yep, that pretty much sums it up.

    Being out here in the DC area at least I have the Nationals and Orioles to watch as well as a Nationals class A team 10 miles down the road.

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    Nice hustle Elvis.

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