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    Twins vs Royals, 09-02-2012, 1:10pm

    Lineup TBA.

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    MINNESOTA

    Revere, CF
    Carroll, 3B
    Mauer, 1B
    Morneau, DH
    Doumit, C
    Parmelee, RF
    Carson, LF
    Casilla, 2B
    Florimon, SS
    (Vasquez, P)

    KANSAS CITY

    Lough, RF
    Escobar, SS
    Gordon, LF
    Butler, DH
    Perez, C
    Moustakas, 3B
    Cain, CF
    Hosmer, 1B
    Abreu, 2B
    (Mendoza, P)

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    I vow to watch this game from start to finish. (or at least until I get a better offer).
    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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    Do the Twins have the only 2 starters that dont pitch out of the windup in MLN in Vasquez/Duensing??

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    Quote Originally Posted by greengoblinrulz View Post
    Do the Twins have the only 2 starters that dont pitch out of the windup in MLN in Vasquez/Duensing??
    Minnesota, where relievers start, and first basemen play the outfield.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by greengoblinrulz View Post
    Do the Twins have the only 2 starters that dont pitch out of the windup in MLN in Vasquez/Duensing??
    Minnesota, where relievers start, and first basemen play the outfield.
    If Parmelee keeps hitting like that he can play SS for all I care, well not really.
    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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    Chris Parmelee: Mr. September

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

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    Atta boy.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
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    Florimon is now a resident of my personal doghouse after that idiotic head first dive into 1B.
    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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    Vasquez has to stop being afraid of the hitters. He wasn't like this in Rochester.

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    Avian flu > Vasquez.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by GCTF View Post
    Avian flu > Vasquez.
    Vasquez > Gray
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… 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 snepp View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by GCTF View Post
    Avian flu > Vasquez.
    Vasquez > Gray
    Im not convinced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
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    Avian flu > Vasquez.
    Vasquez > Gray
    Absolutely. If Vasquez ever ends up with his own thread then the deabte can begin.
    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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    Any consideration of the possibilty of Nerves with Vasquez. He seems like's overthrowing his fastball a bit but he has a nice change of pace. If he settles down and mixes things up. I can see him as effective.

    The nerves have to calm first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    Any consideration of the possibilty of Nerves with Vasquez. He seems like's overthrowing his fastball a bit but he has a nice change of pace. If he settles down and mixes things up. I can see him as effective.

    The nerves have to calm first.
    Okay, I'll give him one more inning.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by kydoty View Post
    Chris Parmelee: Mr. September
    Luke Hughes is/was Mr March.......dont have anyone in the actual important months

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    It seems to me like Vasquez has pretty decent stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    Any consideration of the possibilty of Nerves with Vasquez. He seems like's overthrowing his fastball a bit but he has a nice change of pace. If he settles down and mixes things up. I can see him as effective.

    The nerves have to calm first.
    He wasn't like this in Rochester - he was quite good. Granted, this is a different animal at this level, but I agree. This is his first major league start - who wouldn't be a bit jumpy at that?

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    Watching the Royals broadcast...they've been showing shots of David Lough's family (making his MLB debut today). There appears to be a rather huge fat guy sleeping right behind them.
    Last edited by GCTF; 09-02-2012 at 02:46 PM.
    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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