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    It seems like this offseason lasted forever and I am glad that we are now getting back to actual baseball. Go Twins!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jay View Post
    Come on, I'd certainly take Mauer over Torii and I'd call Dirks/Plouffe a coin flip (neither is established, but have flashed skills).

    That'd still be...
    1 - Tigers
    2 - Twins
    3 - Tigers
    4 - Tigers
    5 - Tigers
    6 - Flip it
    7 - Twins

    [sad face]
    Mauer is definitely better than Torii but as you listed there, it gets pretty ugly after that point...

    Still, I'm slightly bullish on the Twins lineup this season. I think they'll be somewhere around middle-of-the-road with the ability to narrowly make the top five if things go right, narrowly miss the top ten if things go horribly wrong (again).

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    yay baseball!!!!

    Worley vs. Verlander.... why is it I have a feeling it's going to be a long season in the pitching department.

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    Will this be the Game thread?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Highabove View Post
    Will this be the Game thread?
    Yep. The first game of every series will have its game thread in the "series preview". I don't see the point in creating a second thread for what is essentially conversation about the first game of the series.

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    Jamie Hersch? It's too cold to tell if I like her or not

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    During the team intros, the Tigers got "Jessica" by the Allman Brothers. Awesome. The Twins got something unlistenable. C'mon! (had to find something to whine about.)

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    Looking at the fans in the stands, I'm quite happy that I didn't try to pick up tickets for today's game.

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    2013 Predictions:

    Exceeding expectations: Dozier

    Expectation flopper: Burton

    74-88 4th in central

    Twins win today 5-4. Go Twins!
    Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    Yep. The first game of every series will have its game thread in the "series preview". I don't see the point in creating a second thread for what is essentially conversation about the first game of the series.
    That sounds logical, but I was pretty confused.

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    Appealing to Joe Mauer for the strike call. I like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PseudoSABR View Post
    That sounds logical, but I was pretty confused.
    Any suggestions to clarify the process is certainly welcome.

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    Lead off single. Season over.

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    Ugh. Dozier running the wrong direction and missed an easy play.

    Understandable why it happened but ugh.

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    Worley not looking good and defense not looking good. Twins win 10 games all year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    Sorry, I forgot to grab the top row of cells.
    Not possible to edit an article? Not good form to change content in reaction to comments of course, but to fix a glitch seems worth it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nmoline View Post
    Worley not looking good and defense not looking good. Twins win 10 games all year.
    Wow, you did not take long to sour on this season. Let's hope for a double play here.

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    Lookin' sharp out there, boys. Sharp like a bowling ball.

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    That's some back luck Vance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badsmerf View Post
    The top 7 should be comparable to any team in the league.
    Dozier in the 8th slot makes for a potentially decent comp as well, unless you are forecasting really bad things.

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